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Czech ‘kněz’

The database knows following meanings of the Czech word ‘kněz’:

  • priest

Semasiological map for ‘*kъnęzь < Germanic kuningaz

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

Czech ‘kněz’:

  • The Czech meaning ‘priest’ is shared by Polish ksiądz and Slovak kňaz.
  • The meaning ‘prince’ (not present in Czech ‘kněz’, translated as ‘kníže’) is attested in Belarusian князь, Bosnian knez, Bulgarian княз, Croatian knez, Kashubian ksyżëc, Russian князь, Serbian кнез, Serbian кнез, Slovenian knez and Ukrainian князь.
  • The meaning ‘lord, master/mistress’ (not present in Czech ‘kněz’) is attested in Lower Sorbian kněz and Upper Sorbian knjez.
  • The meaning ‘mister’ (not present in Czech ‘kněz’) is attested in Lower Sorbian kněz and Upper Sorbian knjez.
  • The meaning ‘king in cards (not present in Czech ‘kněz’) is attested in Lower Sorbian kněz.
  • The meaning ‘bridegroom’ (not present in Czech ‘kněz’) is attested in Ukrainian князь.

NB: No information yet for Macedonian.

Czech
kněz
Meaning in Belarusian:
  • святар / priest
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Belarusian
князь
Meaning in Czech:
  • kníže / prince
Czech
kněz
Meaning in Bosnian:
  • svećenik / priest
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Bosnian
knez
Meaning in Czech:
  • kníže / prince
Czech
kněz
Meaning:
  • priest
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Bulgarian
княз
Meaning in Czech:
  • kníže / prince
Czech
kněz
Meaning in Croatian:
  • svećenik / priest
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Croatian
knez
Meaning in Czech:
  • kníže / prince
Czech
kněz
Meaning:
  • priest
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Kashubian
ksyżëc
Meaning in Czech:
  • kníže / prince
Czech
kněz
Meaning:
  • priest
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Polish
ksiądz
Meaning:
  • priest
Czech
kněz
Meaning in Russian:
  • священник ксёндз / priest
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Russian
князь
Meaning in Czech:
  • kníže / prince
Czech
kněz
Meaning in Serbian:
  • свештеник, поп / priest
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Serbian
I.   кнез
Meaning in Czech:
  • kníže / prince
II.  кнезMeaning in Czech:
  • kníže / prince
Czech
kněz
Meaning:
  • priest
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Slovak
kňaz
Meaning:
  • priest
Czech
kněz
Meaning:
  • priest
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Slovenian
knez
Meaning in Czech:
  • kníže / prince
Czech
kněz
Meaning:
  • priest
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Lower Sorbian
kněz
Meaning:
  1. lord, master/mistress
  2. mister
  3. king in cards
Czech
kněz
Meaning:
  • priest
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Upper Sorbian
knjez
Meaning:
  1. lord, master/mistress
  2. mister
Czech
kněz
Meaning in Ukrainian:
  • священник, піп / priest
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Ukrainian
князь
Meaning in Czech:
  1. kníže / prince
  2. bridegroom

Semasiological Map for *kъnęzь < Germanic kuningaz

*kъnęzь < Germanic kuningaz

Meanings:

‘prince’
‘lord, master/mistress’
‘mister’
‘priest’
‘king in cards
‘bridegroom’
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*kъnęzь < Germanic kuningaz
Meanings
prince lord, master/mistress mister priest king in cards bridegroom
Russian князь+
Ukrainian князь++
Belarusian князь+
Polish ksiądz+
Kashubian ksyżëc+
Lower Sorbian kněz+++
Upper Sorbian knjez++
Czech kněz+
Slovak kňaz+
Slovenian knez+
Croatian knez+
Bosnian knez+
Serbian кнез+
Serbian кнез+
Bulgarian княз+
Meanings prince lord, master/mistress mister priest king in cards bridegroom

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