pštros

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Czech pštros / štros, from Old High German strūz, from Latin strūthiō, from Ancient Greek στρουθίων (strouthíōn). The p- was added by a folk etymological association with pestrý (variegated).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpʃtros]
  • Hyphenation: pštros

Noun[edit]

pštros m anim

  1. ostrich

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Old Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German strūz, from Latin strūthiō, from Ancient Greek στρουθίων (strouthíōn). The p- was added by a folk etymological association with pstrý (variegated).

Noun[edit]

pštros m

  1. Alternative form of štros

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Czech: pštros

Further reading[edit]

  • pštros”, in Vokabulář webový: webové hnízdo pramenů k poznání historické češtiny [online][1], Praha: Ústav pro jazyk český AV ČR, 2006–2020

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German strūz, from Latin strūthiō, from Ancient Greek στρουθίων (strouthíōn). The p- was added by a folk etymological association with pestrý (variegated).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pštros m (genitive singular pštrosa, nominative plural pštrosy, genitive plural pštrosov, declension pattern of dub)

  1. ostrich

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • pštros in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk