chrust

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See also: chrúst

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]

  • chrust in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • chrust in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *xvorstъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xrust/
  • (file)

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