dlouhý jako Lovosice

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally: as long as Lovosice.

Lovosice is a town in the Czech Republic, stretching along the left bank of the river Elbe, known for its length.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [dlou̯ɦiː jako lovosɪt͡sɛ]

Adjective[edit]

dlouhý jako Lovosice

  1. (simile) very long, compare long as my arm
    • 1986, Václav Jiřík, Dopis, Středočeské nakladatelství a knihkupectví, page 16:
      Josef Serinek, tak se popravený jmenoval, měl trestní rejstřík dlouhý jako Lovosice.
      Josef Serinek, as was the executed person called, had his criminal record as long as my arm.