prsa

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *pьrsь, from Proto-Indo-European, cognate with Russian перси ‎(persi, breast), Slovak prs, prsia ‎(bosom). Non-Slavic cognates include Ossetian фарс ‎(fars, flank), Sanskrit पर्शु ‎(párśu), Avestan [script needed] ‎(parašu, rib).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pr̂sa/
  • Hyphenation: pr‧sa

Noun[edit]

pȑsa n pl ‎(Cyrillic spelling пр̏са)

  1. (plural only, anatomy) chest
  2. (plural only) breasts
  3. idiomatic and figurative meanings
    borba prsa u prsa‎ ― hand-to-hand combat
    kokošja prsa‎ ― chicken breast
    tvrda prsa‎ ― hard chest

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References[edit]

  • prsa” in Hrvatski jezični portal