paśpula

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

paśpula

Etymology[edit]

From a variant of Proto-Slavic *perpelъ (quail). Cognate with Upper Sorbian pocpula, Polish przepiórka, Czech křepelka, Serbo-Croatian prȅpelica, and Russian пе́репел (pérepel).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

paśpula f (diminutive paśpulka)

  1. quail (any of several small game birds)
  2. (specifically) common quail (Coturnix coturnix)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Muka, Arnošt (1921, 1928), “paśpula”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • Starosta, Manfred (1999), “paśpula”, in Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch (in German), Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag