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Slovak ‘modrý’

The database knows following meanings of the Slovak word ‘modrý’:

  • light blue

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

Slovak ‘modrý’:

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

NB: No information yet for Bosnian and Czech.

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