kavka

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kavъka, which is onomatopoeic,[1] representing the bird’s voice.[2] Cognate with Polish kawka.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kavka f

  1. jackdaw (bird) (Coloeus monedula)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ kavka in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007
  2. ^ "kavka" in Václav Machek, Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, second edition, Academia, 1968

Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kávka f (genitive kávke, nominative plural kávke)

  1. jackdaw (Coloeus monedula)

Declension[edit]