pěkný

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Czech[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Possibly from Proto-Slavic *pěkrъ (cognate with Latin pulcher ‎(beautiful);[1] compare also Old Church Slavonic pěgъ ‎(pěgŭ)). Or cognate with Old High German fēh, Ancient Greek ποικίλος ‎(poikílos, multicoloured) from Proto-Indo-European *peyḱ-.[2]

Adjective[edit]

pěkný m

  1. nice
  2. pretty

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "pěkný" in Václav Machek, Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, second edition, Academia, 1968
  2. ^ pěkný in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007