vitez

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See also: vitéz and vítěz

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vitędzь, borrowed from Germanic *wiking- (compare Old Norse víkingr). Cognate with Slovene vitez, dialectal Bulgarian витез (vitez), Russian витязь (vitjazʹ, hero), Slovak víťaz (winner).

Noun[edit]

vȉtez m (Cyrillic spelling ви̏тез)

  1. knight (warrior)
  2. (literary) horseman, warrior

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Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vitędzь, borrowed from Germanic *wiking- (compare Old Norse víkingr). Cognate with Serbo-Croatian витез/vitez, dialectal Bulgarian витез (vitez), Russian витязь (vitjazʹ, hero), Slovak víťaz (winner).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vȋtez m anim

  1. knight (warrior)

Inflection[edit]

Masculine anim., hard o-stem
nom. sing. vítez
gen. sing. víteza
singular dual plural
nominative vítez víteza vítezi
accusative víteza víteza víteze
genitive víteza vítezov vítezov
dative vítezu vítezoma vítezom
locative vítezu vítezih vítezih
instrumental vítezom vítezoma vítezi

Further reading[edit]

  • vitez”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran