hedvábí

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Middle High German gota-webbi (god cloth, cloth for religious use) (compare German Gott (god), weben (to weave)).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈɦɛdvaːbiː/

Noun[edit]

hedvábí n

  1. silk

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "hedvábí" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007

Descendants[edit]

  • Polish: jedwab
    • Belarusian: ядва́б (jadváb)
    • Ukrainian: єдва́б (jedváb)

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