słup

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

słup

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *stъlpъ(post). Cognate with Upper Sorbian stołp, Polish słup, Czech sloup, Slovak stĺp, Russian столб(stolb), Serbo-Croatian stȗp.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

słup m (diminutive słupk)

  1. column, pillar

Declension[edit]


Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *stъlpъ(post).

Noun[edit]

słup m anim (diminutive słupek)

  1. pole; column; pillar
  2. (heraldry) pale

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

słup m anim

  1. (informal, pejorative) shell corporation; a legal entity used in illegal activities, such as carousel fraud
  2. (informal, pejorative) straw owner; a person whose identity is used in criminal activities, but benefits very little from the crime and is usually oblivious of it

Usage notes[edit]

Compare katvanger.

Declension[edit]