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Slovenian ‘kovček’

The database knows following meanings of the Slovenian word ‘kovček’:

  • suitcase

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

Slovenian ‘kovček’:

  • The Slovenian meaning ‘suitcase’ is shared by Bosnian kovčeg and Croatian kovčeg.
  • The meaning ‘coffin’ (not present in Slovenian ‘kovček’, translated as ‘krsta, rakev’) is attested in Bosnian kovčeg, Bulgarian ковчег, Macedonian ковчег and Serbian ковчег.
  • The meaning ‘trunk, box, chest’ (not present in Slovenian ‘kovček’, translated as ‘skrinja’) is attested in Bosnian kovčeg, Bulgarian ковчег, Croatian kovčeg and Serbian ковчег.
  • The meaning Noah’s Arch’ (not present in Slovenian ‘kovček’, translated as Noetova barka’) is attested in Belarusian каўчэг, Bulgarian ковчег, Russian ковчег and Ukrainian ковчег.

NB: No information yet for Lower Sorbian and Upper Sorbian.

Slovenian
kovček
Meaning:
  • suitcase
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Belarusian
каўчэг
Meaning in Slovenian:
  • Noetova barka / Noah’s Arch
Slovenian
kovček
Meaning in Bosnian:
  • kovčeg / suitcase
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Bosnian
kovčeg
Meaning in Slovenian:
  1. krsta, rakev / coffin
  2. kovček / suitcase
  3. skrinja / trunk, box, chest
Slovenian
kovček
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  • куфар / suitcase
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Bulgarian
ковчег
Meaning in Slovenian:
  1. krsta, rakev / coffin
  2. skrinja / trunk, box, chest
  3. Noetova barka / Noah’s Arch
Slovenian
kovček
Meaning in Croatian:
  • kovčeg / suitcase
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Croatian
kovčeg
Meaning in Slovenian:
  1. kovček / suitcase
  2. skrinja / trunk, box, chest
Slovenian
kovček
Meaning:
  • suitcase
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Czech
- no corresponding term.
Slovenian
kovček
Meaning:
  • suitcase
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Kashubian
- no corresponding term.
Slovenian
kovček
Meaning:
  • suitcase
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Macedonian
ковчег
Meaning in Slovenian:
  • krsta, rakev / coffin
Slovenian
kovček
Meaning:
  • suitcase
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Polish
- no corresponding term.
Slovenian
kovček
Meaning in Russian:
  • чемодан / suitcase
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Russian
ковчег
Meaning in Slovenian:
  • Noetova barka / Noah’s Arch
Slovenian
kovček
Meaning in Serbian:
  • кофер / suitcase
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Serbian
ковчег
Meaning in Slovenian:
  1. krsta, rakev / coffin
  2. skrinja / trunk, box, chest
Slovenian
kovček
Meaning:
  • suitcase
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Slovak
- no corresponding term.
Slovenian
kovček
Meaning:
  • suitcase
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Ukrainian
ковчег
Meaning in Slovenian:
  • Noetova barka / Noah’s Arch

Semasiological Map for *kovъčegъ

*kovъčegъ

Meanings:

‘coffin’
‘suitcase’
‘trunk, box, chest’
Noah’s Arch’
no such word
no information yet
*kovъčegъ
Meanings
coffin suitcase trunk, box, chest Noah’s Arch
Russian ковчег+
Ukrainian ковчег+
Belarusian каўчэг+
Polish
Kashubian
Czech
Slovak
Slovenian kovček+
Croatian kovčeg++
Bosnian kovčeg+++
Serbian ковчег++
Macedonian ковчег+
Bulgarian ковчег+++
Meanings coffin suitcase trunk, box, chest Noah’s Arch

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