zemja

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *zemlja, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *źemē, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰéǵʰōm.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈzɛmʲa/, [ˈzemʲa]

Noun[edit]

zemja f (diminutive zemiska)

  1. soil, earth, ground

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • zemja in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • zemja in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

zemja f (Cyrillic spelling земја)

  1. archaic and Chakavian form of zèmlja (soil, earth, ground, country)
    • 1250, N.N, Povaljska listina:
      Dohrani na smrt na naju vinogradi i zemje.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    • late 15th century, Džore Držić, Radmio i Ljubmir:
      Zašto u sve strane pozebe travica
      Ter zemja ostane kako udovica.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    • (Can we date this quote?), Drago Gervais, Kastavska balada:
      Kmeti su zemju kopali,
      krepevali, gladovali,
      ježuviti spovedali
      i va nebo otpravjali.
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Upper Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *zemlja, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *źemē, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰéǵʰōm.

Noun[edit]

zemja f

  1. soil, earth, ground

Declension[edit]