Chomutov

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The name of the city (originally a small village) was derived from personal name Chomút and meant "the court of Chomút". The name Chomút was from chomút (horsecollar) which was also used as a nickname for a clumsy person.[1]

Compare Chomoutov.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈxomutof]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Cho‧mu‧tov

Proper noun[edit]

Chomutov m inan

  1. A town in the Czech Republic located in northwestern Bohemia.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lutterer, Ivan; Majtán, Milan; Šrámek, Rudolf (1982). "Chomutov". Zeměpisná jména Československa. Praha: Mladá fronta. Page 123.