jedwab

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Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Czech hedváb. Probably from Middle High German gota-webbi (god cloth, cloth for religious use).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjɛd.vap/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

jedwab m inan

  1. silk (fibre)
    Hypernym: przędza
  2. silk (fabric)
    Hypernym: tkanina

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • jedwab in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • jedwab in Polish dictionaries at PWN