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Croatian ‘modar’

The database knows following meanings of the Croatian word ‘modar’:

  • 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, Kashubian, Macedonian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Lower Sorbian, Upper Sorbian and Ukrainian.

Croatian ‘modar’:

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

NB: No information yet for Bosnian and Czech.

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

Semasiological Map for *modrъ

*modrъ

Meanings:

‘blue’
‘dark blue as colour of face or body
‘light blue’
‘blue like cornflower’
‘wise’
‘clever, smart’
no such word
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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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