potvora

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Czech potvora. po- +‎ tvořit.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpotvora]
  • Hyphenation: po‧tvo‧ra

Noun[edit]

potvora f

  1. (derogatory, offensive) bitch, hussy (with the meaning of: A despicable or disagreeable, aggressive person, typically a woman)
  2. monster, horrible beast

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "potvora" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2015, →ISBN, page 492.

Further reading[edit]

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

Old Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From potvořiti.

Noun[edit]

potvora f

  1. monster, horrible beast

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Czech: potvora

Further reading[edit]

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

Slovak[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

potvora f (genitive singular potvory, nominative plural potvory, genitive plural potvor, declension pattern of žena)

  1. (derogatory, offensive) bitch, hussy (with the meaning of: A despicable or disagreeable, aggressive person, typically a woman)
  2. monster, horrible beast

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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