Nijemac

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From nijem. The Slavic peoples originally referred to all non - Slavs as "mute", later the word was restricted to the spokesman of the German language.

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *němьcь (foreigner, German), from *němъ (mute) (Serbo-Croatian nijȇm).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /njěːmats/
  • Hyphenation: Nije‧mac

Proper noun[edit]

Nijémac m (Cyrillic spelling Није́мац)

  1. German (person)

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