meč

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See also: mec, MEC, мөс, and měć

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *mьčь, *mečь; borrowed from Proto-Germanic *mēkijaz, which gave māki in Old Saxon, mækir in Old Norse, and 𐌼𐌴𐌺𐌴𐌹𐍃 (mekeis) in Gothic (only attested in inflected forms).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

meč m

  1. sword

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Further reading[edit]

  • meč in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • meč in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *mьčь, *mečь, borrowed from Proto-Germanic *mēkijaz.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

meč m (Cyrillic spelling меч)

  1. (Chakavian) sword

Etymology 2[edit]

From English match.

Noun[edit]

mȅč m (Cyrillic spelling ме̏ч)

  1. match (sporting event)
Declension[edit]

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *mьčь, *mečь, borrowed from Proto-Germanic *mēkijaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

meč m (genitive singular meča, nominative plural meče, genitive plural mečov, declension pattern of stroj)

  1. sword

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • meč in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *mečь, borrowed from Proto-Germanic *mēkijaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mèč m inan (genitive mêča, nominative plural mêči)

  1. sword

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