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Upper Sorbian ‘módry’

The database knows following meanings of the Upper Sorbian word ‘módry’:

  • blue
  • dark blue as colour of face or body
  • light blue

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The database has information related to this term for Belarusian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Kashubian, Macedonian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Lower Sorbian and Ukrainian.

Upper Sorbian ‘módry’:

  • The Upper Sorbian meaning ‘blue’ is shared by Polish modry and Lower Sorbian módry.
  • The Upper Sorbian meaning ‘dark blue as colour of face or body is shared by Croatian modar, Serbian модар, Slovenian moder and Lower Sorbian módry.
  • The Upper Sorbian meaning ‘light blue’ is shared by Croatian modar, Kashubian mòdri, Polish modry, Slovak modrý, Slovenian moder and Lower Sorbian módry.
  • The meaning ‘blue like cornflower’ (not present in Upper Sorbian ‘módry’) is attested in Kashubian mòdri, Polish modry and Slovenian moder.
  • The meaning ‘wise’ (not present in Upper Sorbian ‘módry’) is attested in Bulgarian мъдър, Macedonian мудар and Slovenian moder.
  • The meaning ‘clever, smart’ (not present in Upper Sorbian ‘módry’, translated as ‘mudry’) is attested in Polish mądry.

NB: No information yet for Bosnian and Czech.

Upper Sorbian
módry
Meaning:
  1. blue
  2. dark blue as colour of face or body
  3. light blue
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Belarusian
- no corresponding term.
Upper Sorbian
módry
Meaning:
  1. blue
  2. dark blue as colour of face or body
  3. light blue
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Bulgarian
мъдър
Meaning:
  • wise
Upper Sorbian
módry
Meaning in Croatian:
  1. blue
  2. modar / dark blue as colour of face or body
  3. light blue
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Croatian
modar
Meaning:
  1. dark blue as colour of face or body
  2. light blue
Upper Sorbian
módry
Meaning:
  1. blue
  2. dark blue as colour of face or body
  3. light blue
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Kashubian
mòdri
Meaning:
  1. light blue
  2. blue like cornflower
Upper Sorbian
módry
Meaning:
  1. blue
  2. dark blue as colour of face or body
  3. light blue
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Macedonian
мудар
Meaning:
  • wise
Upper Sorbian
módry
Meaning in Polish:
  1. niebieski, modry / blue
  2. dark blue as colour of face or body
  3. light blue
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Polish
I.   mądry
Meaning in Upper Sorbian:
  • mudry / clever, smart
II.  modryMeaning in Upper Sorbian:
  1. módry / blue
  2. light blue
  3. blue like cornflower
Upper Sorbian
módry
Meaning:
  1. blue
  2. dark blue as colour of face or body
  3. light blue
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Russian
- no corresponding term.
Upper Sorbian
módry
Meaning in Serbian:
  1. blue
  2. модар / dark blue as colour of face or body
  3. светлоплав / light blue
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Serbian
модар
Meaning:
  • dark blue as colour of face or body
Upper Sorbian
módry
Meaning:
  1. blue
  2. dark blue as colour of face or body
  3. light blue
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Slovak
modrý
Meaning:
  • light blue
Upper Sorbian
módry
Meaning:
  1. blue
  2. dark blue as colour of face or body
  3. light blue
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Slovenian
moder
Meaning:
  1. dark blue as colour of face or body
  2. light blue
  3. blue like cornflower
  4. wise
Upper Sorbian
módry
Meaning:
  1. blue
  2. dark blue as colour of face or body
  3. light blue
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Lower Sorbian
módry
Meaning in Upper Sorbian:
  1. módry / blue
  2. dark blue as colour of face or body
  3. light blue
Upper Sorbian
módry
Meaning:
  1. blue
  2. dark blue as colour of face or body
  3. light blue
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Ukrainian
- no corresponding term.

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*modrъ

Meanings:

‘blue’
‘dark blue as colour of face or body
‘light blue’
‘blue like cornflower’
‘wise’
‘clever, smart’
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*modrъ
Meanings
blue dark blue as colour of face or body light blue blue like cornflower wise clever, smart
Russian
Ukrainian
Belarusian
Polish mądry+
Polish modry+++
Kashubian mòdri++
Lower Sorbian módry+++
Upper Sorbian módry+++
Slovak modrý+
Slovenian moder++++
Croatian modar++
Serbian модар+
Macedonian мудар+
Bulgarian мъдър+
Meanings blue dark blue as colour of face or body light blue blue like cornflower wise clever, smart

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