duch

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See also: Duch and dúch

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *duxъ, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰew- (breathe).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

duch m

  1. spirit
    v zdravém těle zdravý duch - mens sana in corpore sano

Declension[edit]

  1. ghost (disembodied soul)

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Further reading[edit]

  • duch in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • duch in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *duxъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

duch m anim

  1. ghost (spirit appearing after death)
    Wierzysz w duchy? — Do you believe in ghosts?
  2. spirit
    Duch Święty — the Holy Spirit

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Further reading[edit]

  • duch in Polish dictionaries at PWN