Serb

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See also: serb, șerb, serb., and Serb.

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Serbo-Croatian Srbi, from Proto-Slavic *sьrbъ (ally, Serb, Sorb), from Proto-Indo-European *ser- (to protect, watch over); akin to Latin servo (I guard, I protect), Old English searu (weapons, armor), Lithuanian sárgas (watchman), Ancient Greek ἥρως (hḗrōs, hero), Avestan 𐬵𐬀𐬭𐬀𐬌𐬙𐬌(haraiti), 𐬵𐬀𐬎𐬭𐬎𐬎𐬀𐬌𐬙𐬌(hauruuaiti, to guard).[1] Doublet of Sorb.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Serb (plural Serbs)

  1. A person of Serb descent (not necessarily from Serbia). (Compare Serbian.)

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Adjective[edit]

Serb (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the Serbs; Serbian.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Mallory, J. P.; Adams, D. Q., editors (1997) , “Protect”, in Encyclopedia of Indo-European culture, London, Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, page 458

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Serbo-Croatian Srb, from Proto-Slavic *sьrbъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Serb m (feminine equivalent Serbowka)

  1. Sorb
  2. Serb

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

(Sorb):

(Serb):


Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Serbo-Croatian Srb, from Proto-Slavic *sьrbъ.

Noun[edit]

Serb m (plural Serben, feminine Serbin)

  1. Serb

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Serbo-Croatian Србија (Srbija)

Proper noun[edit]

Yn Serb m

  1. Serbia

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Serb Herb
after "yn", Terb
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Serbo-Croatian Srb, from Proto-Slavic *sьrbъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɛrp/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Serb m pers

  1. Serb (person)

Declension[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

  • Serb in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Vilamovian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Serbo-Croatian Srbi, from Proto-Slavic *sьrbъ (ally, Serb, Sorb).

Noun[edit]

Serb m

  1. Serb (person)