pradědeček

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pra- +‎ dědeček

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpraɟɛdɛt͡ʃɛk]
  • Rhymes: -ɛtʃɛk
  • Hyphenation: pra‧dě‧de‧ček

Noun[edit]

pradědeček m anim

  1. great-grandfather

Usage notes[edit]

Additional prefixes pra- can be prepended to the term, each indicating one further generation of ancestry. Thus the Czech expression for the father of someone's great-grandfather is prapradědeček (great-great-grandfather), the expression for his father is praprapradědeček (great-great-grandfather) and so on.

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Further reading[edit]

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