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Polish ‘modry’

The database knows following meanings of the Polish word ‘modry’:

  • blue (syn.: ‘niebieski, modry’)
  • light blue
  • blue like cornflower
See also: mądry

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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, Upper Sorbian and Ukrainian.

Polish ‘modry’:

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

NB: No information yet for Bosnian and Czech.

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