чета

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *čisti. Colloquially and dialectally, the doublet читам (čitam) is used from *čitati, usually with an implicit intensive nuance.

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чета́ (četáimpf

  1. to read
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *četa. Usually refers to para-military troops which initially fought against various criminal bands - kırca adli (field criminals), dağlı adli (mountain criminals), etc. - and later participated in uprisings against the Ottoman rule over the Balkans.

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Noun[edit]

че́та (čétaf (related adjective че́тен)

  1. military unit, troop
    Synonyms: свод (svod), отряд (otrjad), полк (polk)
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  • чета in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)

Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *četa.

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чета (četaf

  1. troop, squad

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic чета (četa, troop, multitude, community), from Proto-Slavic *četa, akin to Czech četa (platoon, squad), Serbo-Croatian чета, Bulgarian чета (četa), possibly Latin caterva.

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чета́ (četáf inan (genitive четы́, nominative plural четы́, genitive plural чет)

  1. couple, pair
  2. match
    не чета́ne četáno match (for someone)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *četa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tʃêta/
  • Hyphenation: че‧та

Noun[edit]

че̏та f (Latin spelling čȅta)

  1. troop, squad, host

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