kůl

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Czech

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old Czech kól, from Proto-Slavic *kolъ. Probably connected with *kolti (to chop), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *kálˀtei, originally from Proto-Indo-European *kel-.[1]

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈkuːl]
  • Hyphenation: kůl

Noun

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kůl m inan

  1. stake, post (pointed, long, slender piece of wood)
    kůl v plotěpost of (literally "in") a fence
  2. stake (timber to which a martyr was affixed to be burned)
  3. (volleyball, slang) post supporting the net
    Synonym: sloupek
  4. (heraldry) pale

Declension

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Derived terms

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References

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  1. ^ Jiří Rejzek (2007) “kůl”, in Český etymologický slovník (in Czech), Leda

Further reading

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  • kůl”, in Příruční slovník jazyka českého (in Czech), 1935-1957
  • kůl”, in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého (in Czech), 1960–1971, 1989
  • kůl”, in Internetová jazyková příručka (in Czech)