dešć

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *dъždžь, from Proto-Indo-European *dus-dyu- (bad sky). Cognate with Upper Sorbian dešć, Polish deszcz, Czech déšť, Russian дождь (doždʹ), and Old Church Slavonic дъждь (dŭždĭ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dešć m (diminutive dešćik)

  1. rain (condensed water falling from a cloud)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • dešć 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.
  • dešć in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Upper Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *dъždžь, from Proto-Indo-European *dus-dyu- (bad sky). Cognate with Lower Sorbian dešć, Polish deszcz, Czech déšť, Russian дождь (doždʹ), and Old Church Slavonic дъждь (dŭždĭ).

Noun[edit]

dešć m

  1. rain (condensed water falling from a cloud)