kraj

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See also: kråj, крај, and край

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *krajь.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈkraj/

Noun[edit]

kraj m

  1. region

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably borrowed from Upper Sorbian kraj, from Proto-Slavic *krajь. Doublet of kšaj, which was inherited.

Noun[edit]

kraj m

  1. region, land
    Synonym: kšaj

Further reading[edit]

  • kraj 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.
  • kraj in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • Lower Sorbian vocabulary. In: Haspelmath, M. & Tadmor, U. (eds.) World Loanword Database. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *krajь.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kraj m inan

  1. country
  2. land
  3. border of something

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

kraj

  1. second-person singular imperative of krajać

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *krajь.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

krȃj m (Cyrillic spelling кра̑ј)

  1. end, ending
  2. rim, edge, verge
  3. region, area
  4. landscape, scenery
  5. (archaic) land, shore
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *krajь.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

krȁj (Cyrillic spelling кра̏ј) (+ genitive case)

  1. near, next to, beside (= pȍred, pȍkraj, )
    Dođi, s(j)edni kraj mene.Come, sit next to me.
  2. past, by (= pȍred, pȍkraj)
    Metak je proletio točno kraj mene.The bullet flew right by me.
  3. (proscribed) in spite of, despite (= ȕprkos/ȕsprkos, pȍred)
    I kraj svega toga, preživio sam.And despite all of it, I survived.

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *krajь.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kraj m (genitive singular kraja, nominative plural kraje, genitive plural krajov, declension pattern of stroj)

  1. edge
  2. end
  3. region

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • kraj in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *krajь.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

krȁj m inan

  1. place (location, position)
  2. town, village or place
    Iz katerega kraja si ravnokar prišel?What place have you just come from?
  3. end or beginning

Inflection[edit]

Masculine inan., soft o-stem
nom. sing. kràj
gen. sing. krája
singular dual plural
nominative kràj krája kráji
accusative kràj krája kráje
genitive krája krájev krájev
dative kráju krájema krájem
locative kráju krájih krájih
instrumental krájem krájema kráji

Further reading[edit]

  • kraj”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Upper Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *krajь.

Noun[edit]

kraj m

  1. country, land

Descendants[edit]

  • Lower Sorbian: kraj