drť

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See also: DRT and ḏrt

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Czech drt (crushed material),[1] from Proto-Slavic *dьrati, from Proto-Indo-European *der-.[2] See also the verb drát.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

drť f

  1. disintegrated or crushed material, for example grit [since 15th c.]
    • 1869, Filip Stanislav Kodym, Úvod do hospodářství: hospodářská čítanka[1], Praha: Mikuláš & Knapp, page 8–9:
      Mezi tím co jemná mrť se tvořila, nezůstala ovšem ve spod skála na pokoji. Pukřila pomalu, rozpadajíc se v drobty a prach či jedním slovem, v drť.
      While fine soil was being created, the rock underneath did not stay still. It was decaying slowly, being disintegrated into crumbs and dust or, in one word, grit.

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Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "drtit" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2015, →ISBN, page 158.
  2. ^ "drát" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2015, →ISBN, page 156.

Further reading[edit]

Verb[edit]

drť

  1. second-person singular imperative of drtit