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Bosnian ‘deva’

The database knows following meanings of the Bosnian word ‘deva’:

  • camel

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The database has information related to this term for Croatian, Russian, Serbian and Slovenian.

Bosnian ‘deva’:

  • The Bosnian meaning ‘camel’ is shared by Croatian deva.
  • The meaning ‘maiden’ (not present in Bosnian ‘deva’, translated as ‘djeva’) is attested in Russian дева, Russian девица and Serbian дева.
  • The meaning ‘virgin’ (not present in Bosnian ‘deva’) is attested in Slovenian devica.
Bosnian
deva
Meaning:
  • camel
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Croatian
deva
Meaning:
  • camel
Bosnian
deva
Meaning in Russian:
  • верблюд / camel
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Russian
I.   дева
Meaning in Bosnian:
  • djeva / maiden
II.  девицаMeaning in Bosnian:
  • djeva / maiden
Bosnian
deva
Meaning:
  • camel
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Serbian
дева
Meaning in Bosnian:
  • djeva / maiden
Bosnian
deva
Meaning:
  • camel
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Slovenian
devica
Meaning:
  • virgin

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deva

Meanings:

‘camel’
‘maiden’
‘virgin’
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deva
Meanings
camel maiden virgin
Russian дева+
Russian девица+
Slovenian devica+
Croatian deva+
Bosnian deva+
Serbian дева+
Meanings camel maiden virgin

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