plah

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *plaska, metathesized from *pel-sḱo-, from Proto-Indo-European *pel- 'covering, hide' (compare Lithuanian palà ‘linen kerchief’, Ancient Greek ἐρυσίπελας (erusípelas) ‘erysipelas’, Germanic *flaxsan, in Old English fleax (flax), Old High German flahs (id))).

Verb[edit]

plah (first-person singular past tense plaha, participle plahë)

  1. to cover, cover up
  2. to cover the face, veil

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *polxъ, *ploxъ (Russian плохо́й (ploxój), Polish płochy).

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Adjective[edit]

plȃh (definite plȃhī, comparative plahiji, Cyrillic spelling пла̑х)

  1. chicken-hearted
  2. (archaic, language of literature) vehement, impetuous, wild, hasty

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References[edit]

  • plah” in Hrvatski jezični portal