chrust

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See also: chrúst and Chrust

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *xrǫsťь, *xrǫščь (cockchafer). Cognate with Polish chrząszcz, Czech chroust, Serbo-Croatian hrȗšt, Russian хрущ (xrušč).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chrust m

  1. diving beetle
  2. (specifically) great diving beetle (Dytiscus marginalis)

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Muka, Arnošt (1921, 1928), “chrust”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • Starosta, Manfred (1999), “chrust”, in Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch (in German), Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *xvorstъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chrust m inan (diminutive chruścik)

  1. brushwood (fallen branches and twigs)
  2. (archaic) thicket (copse)
  3. angel wings (pastry)
  4. (obsolete) scraping (sound)
    Synonym: chrobot

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • chrust in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • chrust in Polish dictionaries at PWN