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False Friends in Slavic Languages


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Bulgarian ‘елха’

The database knows following meanings of the Bulgarian word ‘елха’:

  • fir-tree

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The database has information related to this term for Russian.

Bulgarian ‘елха’:

  • is a complete false friend in Russian.
  • The Bulgarian meaning ‘fir-tree’ is unique.
  • The meaning ‘alder’ (not present in Bulgarian ‘елха’, translated as ‘елша’) is attested in Russian ольха.
Bulgarian
елха
Meaning in Russian:
  • пихта, ель / fir-tree
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Russian
ольха
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  • елша / alder

Meanings:

‘alder’
‘fir-tree’
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Meanings
alder fir-tree
Russian ольха+
Bulgarian елха+
Meanings alder fir-tree

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