kravata

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Czech[edit]

kravaty

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Krawatte from French cravate from Croate (a Croat), named after a tied neckerchief worn by Croatian soldiers in the 17th century.[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kravata f

  1. tie, necktie
  2. (martial arts) chokehold, headlock

Declension[edit]

kravata

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References[edit]

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

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kravàta f (Cyrillic spelling крава̀та)

  1. tie

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Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Krawatte, from French cravate, from Serbo-Croatian Hr̀vāt (Croat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kravata f (genitive singular kravaty, nominative plural kravaty, genitive plural kravát, declension pattern of žena)

  1. necktie

Declension[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

  • kravata in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk