rynk

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From Middle High German rinc ("a town square", originally "a circle").[1]

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rynk m inan

  1. (dated) square, an open space in a town [from 14th c.]
    • 1877, Jakub Malý, “Heidelius”, in Vlastenský slovník historický[1], Praha: Rohlíček & Sievers, page 163–165:
      Tu stavové sebravše se v několika stech koních jeli jsou v noci na rynk Staroměstský, a radnici se všech stran obstavivše do vnitř vrazili.
      In that moment the noblemen, having gathered on several hundred horses, went to the Old Town Square, and having surrounded the town hall they stormed inside.

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  1. ^ "ryn(e)k" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2015, →ISBN, page 608.

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