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Serbian ‘ковчег’

The database knows following meanings of the Serbian word ‘ковчег’:

  • coffin
  • trunk, box, chest

Semasiological map for ‘*kovъčegъ’

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

Serbian ‘ковчег’:

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

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

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