leđa

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lędja, *lędva.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lěːdʑa/
  • Hyphenation: le‧đa

Noun[edit]

léđa n pl (Cyrillic spelling ле́ђа)

  1. (plural only, anatomy) back
    da li želiš utrljati malo losiona na moja leđa?do you want to rub some lotion on my back?
    bole me leđamy back hurts
    lezi s rukama iza leđa!lie down with your hands behind your back!
    lezi na leđalie on your back
  2. idiomatic and figurative meanings
    okrenuti nekome leđato turn one's back on somebody
    raditi iza nečijih leđato work behind somebody's back
    podmetnuti leđato shoulder, take on
    čuvati nečija leđato watch somebody's back

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References[edit]

  • leđa” in Hrvatski jezični portal