pýcha

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

pýcha f

  1. pride

Related terms[edit]


Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Russian пыхать (pyxatʹ, to gasp, pant), Slovene pihati (to blow), rare Bulgarian пъхам (pǎham) (пъхтя (pǎhtja), пъшкам (pǎškam, to gasp, pant)). Non-Slavic cognates include dialectal Norwegian fusa, fjusa, Danish fuse ud (gush out) (from Old Norse fýsa (to urge, desire)), Latin pustula, Sanskrit पुष्यति (puṣyati, he flourishes).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pýcha f (genitive singular pýchy, nominative plural pýchy, genitive plural pých, declension pattern of žena)

  1. pride

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • pýcha in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk