Dedo Mráz

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Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Calque of Russian Де́д Моро́з (Déd Moróz)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɟɛdɔ mraːs/

Proper noun[edit]

Dedo Mráz m (genitive Deda Mráza, nominative plural Dedovia Mrázovia) declension pattern chlap

  1. Father Christmas, Father Frost (equivalent to Santa Claus).

Usage notes[edit]

This figure was introduced during the Communist era as an atheist replacement of Mikuláš, but it ended up to become an addition to the existing figures of St. Nicholas (December 6) and Baby Jesus (December 23).

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