kukavica

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kûkaʋit͡sa/
  • Hyphenation: ku‧ka‧vi‧ca

Noun[edit]

kȕkavica f or m (Cyrillic spelling ку̏кавица)

  1. cuckoo
  2. coward
Majka kukavice ne plače.

Declension[edit]


Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kúkavica f

  1. cuckoo (bird)

Inflection[edit]

Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. kúkavica
gen. sing. kúkavice
singular dual plural
nominative kúkavica kúkavici kúkavice
accusative kúkavico kúkavici kúkavice
genitive kúkavice kúkavic kúkavic
dative kúkavici kúkavicama kúkavicam
locative kúkavici kúkavicah kúkavicah
instrumental kúkavico kúkavicama kúkavicami

Further reading[edit]

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