Novak

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See also: novak and Novák

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Czech Novák, Slovak Novák, Slovene Novak, Serbo-Croatian Nȍvāk, or Polish Nowak.

Proper noun[edit]

Novak

  1. A surname​.

Slovak[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Novak m (genitive Novaka) declension pattern chlap

  1. A surname​.

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Novak in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Slovene[edit]

Slovene Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From:

  • nov (new), for "newcomer to the village".
  • novina (new arable land), as an occupational surname for people who used the slash-and-burn method to create new arable land. Derived in a similar way: Novinec.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Novák m anim (genitive Nováka)

  1. A surname​. By statistics, it's the most common surname in Slovenia.

Declension[edit]