dziupla

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *dupľa, from *duplo, from *dupa. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewbʰ- (deep). Cognate to Old Church Slavonic дъбрь (dŭbrĭ, valley), Lithuanian dubùs (deep, hollow), Albanian det (sea), Welsh dwfn (deep).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʑup.la/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

dziupla f

  1. tree hollow
    Dzięcioły budują gniazda w dziuplach.
    Woodpeckers build their nests inside tree hollows.
  2. (slang) place where stolen cars are prepared for resale or disassembled for parts; car thieves' hideout

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Further reading[edit]

  • dziupla”, in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN, (Please provide a date or year)
  • dziupla in Polish dictionaries at PWN