jastśeb

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

jastśeb

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *(j)astrębъ. Cognate with Upper Sorbian jаtřоb, Polish jastrząb, Czech jestřáb, Serbo-Croatian jȁstrēb, Russian я́стреб (jástreb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jastśeb m (genitive jastśebja, diminutive jastśebik)

  1. hawk
    • 15 June 2016, I. Neumannojc, Nowy Casnik, no. 24, p. 4, “Jastśeb jo gołubjarjam ako rybakarjam kormoran”:
      Gaž jastśeb abo sokoł se pśibližyjo, wón jogo na taki part wušakajo.
      If a hawk or falcon comes near, he drives it away in this manner.
  2. (colloquial) policeman

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References[edit]

  • jastśeb́ in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • jastśeb in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.