nerka

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See also: nerką

Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian не́рка (nérka)

Noun[edit]

nerka

  1. Used as a specific epithet; sockeye salmon.

Derived terms[edit]


Polish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɛr.ka/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

The name of a the kidney derives nera +‎ -ka, that is synchronically understood as an augmentative and is diachronically borrowed around 1500 from Middle Low German nēre (kidney), from Proto-Germanic *neurô (kidney).

Noun[edit]

nerka f (diminutive nereczka, augmentative nera)

  1. kidney
  2. kidney dish, emesis basin
  3. fanny pack, bum bag
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Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Belarusian: ны́рка (nýrka)
  • Ukrainian: ни́рка (nýrka)

Etymology 2[edit]

The fish-name is from Russian не́рка (nérka).

Noun[edit]

nerka f

  1. sockeye salmon, red salmon, blueback salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka)
Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • nerka in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • nerka in Polish dictionaries at PWN
  • Plevačová, Hermína (1978) , “K slovanským výpůjčkám narikla, nerita, nerka, nanara ap. [About the Slavic loans narikla, nerita, nerka, nanara and so on]”, in Sborník prací Filozofické fakulty brněnské univerzity. A, Řada jazykovědná[1] (in Czech), volume A25-26, pages 87–91