zub

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Czech[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Czech zub, from Proto-Slavic *zǫbъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *źámbas,[1] from Proto-Indo-European *ǵómbʰos.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈzup]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -zup, -up

Noun[edit]

zub m inan

  1. tooth (structure present in the mouth of many animals)
    mít toho plné zuby!to be fed up (one's teeth are full)
    Darovanému koni na zuby nehleď.Don't look at the teeth of a donated horse / don't look a gift horse in the mouth.
  2. tooth (a projection on the edge of an instrument)
  3. tooth (projection resembling a tooth)
  4. nib, bite
    něco na zubsomething to nibble on; some snacks
    Bylo nám jasné, že dostaneme něco dobrého na zub.It was clear that we were going to get something good to eat.

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Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden; Boston: Brill, →ISBN, →ISSN, page 549

Further reading[edit]

  • zub in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • zub in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • zub in Internetová jazyková příručka

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *zǫbъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *źámbas,[1] from Proto-Indo-European *ǵómbʰos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zub m inan (diminutive zubk)

  1. tooth

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden; Boston: Brill, →ISBN, →ISSN, page 549

Old Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *zǫbъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zub m inan

  1. tooth
    vtieti zuby v něčsoto sink one's teeth into something
    lomiti zubyto grind one's teeth
    • ~1420, Knihy, jenž slovú Zrcadlo člověčieho spasenie[1]:
      Uši jeho nikdy by neohlechle a zubi jeho nikdy by laskomin netrpěli.
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Czech: zub

Further reading[edit]

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *zǫbъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *źámbas,[1] from Proto-Indo-European *ǵómbʰos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zȗb m (Cyrillic spelling зу̑б)

  1. tooth

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

nouns

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden; Boston: Brill, →ISBN, →ISSN, page 549

Further reading[edit]

  • zub” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovak[edit]

Slovak Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *zǫbъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zub m inan (genitive singular zuba, nominative plural zuby, genitive plural zubov, declension pattern of dub)

  1. tooth

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Further reading[edit]

  • zub”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024