jezdit

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ězditi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

jezdit impf

  1. to drive, ride, go

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Usage notes[edit]

  • For the means of transport, Czech uses the preposition na (on) and the locative case, or the instrumental case without a preposition.
    jezdit na koleto ride a bike
    jezdit vlakemto go by train
    jezdit autemto go by car
    (but: řídit auto)
  • While the word jet refers to a single journey, jezdit implies a habitual or a general action.
    Pojedeš tam autem nebo autobusem?Will you go there by car or by bus?
    Do práce jezdil tramvají.He used to go to work by tram.

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