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 𐬞𐬀𐬭𐬀𐬱𐬎 (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 prsahand-to-hand combat
    kokošja prsachicken breast
    tvrda prsahard chest

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References[edit]

  • prsa” in Hrvatski jezični portal