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False Friends in Slavic Languages


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Russian ‘брать’

The database knows following meanings of the Russian word ‘брать’:

  • take
  • conquer

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The database has information related to this term for Belarusian, Czech, Kashubian, Polish, Slovak, Slovenian, Lower Sorbian, Upper Sorbian and Ukrainian.

Russian ‘брать’:

  • The Russian meaning ‘take’ is shared by Belarusian браць, Czech brát, Kashubian brac, Polish brać, Slovak brať, Slovenian brati, Slovenian pobrati, Lower Sorbian braś, Upper Sorbian brać and Ukrainian брати.
  • The meaning ‘read’ (not present in Russian ‘брать’, translated as ‘читать’) is attested in Slovenian brati and Slovenian pobrati.
  • The meaning ‘pick up’ (not present in Russian ‘брать’) is attested in Belarusian браць, Kashubian brac, Slovenian brati, Slovenian pobrati, Lower Sorbian braś, Upper Sorbian brać and Ukrainian брати.
  • The meaning ‘take away’ (not present in Russian ‘брать’) is attested in Belarusian браць, Kashubian brac, Polish brać, Slovak brať, Slovenian brati, Slovenian pobrati, Lower Sorbian braś, Upper Sorbian brać and Ukrainian брати.
  • The meaning ‘come here’ (not present in Russian ‘брать’) is attested in Lower Sorbian braś and Upper Sorbian brać.
  • The meaning ‘receive’ (not present in Russian ‘брать’) is attested in Belarusian браць, Czech brát, Kashubian brac, Polish brać, Slovak brať and Ukrainian брати.

NB: No information yet for Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian and Serbian.

Russian
брать
Meaning:
  1. take
  2. conquer
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Belarusian
браць
Meaning:
  1. take
  2. pick up
  3. take away
  4. receive
  5. conquer
Russian
брать
Meaning:
  1. take
  2. conquer
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Czech
brát
Meaning:
  1. take
  2. receive
Russian
брать
Meaning:
  1. take
  2. conquer
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Kashubian
brac
Meaning:
  1. take
  2. pick up
  3. take away
  4. receive
Russian
брать
Meaning:
  1. take
  2. conquer
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Polish
brać
Meaning:
  1. take
  2. take away
  3. receive
Russian
брать
Meaning:
  1. take
  2. conquer
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Slovak
brať
Meaning:
  1. take
  2. take away
  3. receive
Russian
брать
Meaning in Slovenian:
  1. jemati / take
  2. conquer
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Slovenian
brati impf
Grammar: (po)brati (pf) impf
Meaning in Russian:
  1. take
  2. читать / read
  3. pick up
  4. take away
  5. collect Russian ‘собирать’
Russian
брать
Meaning:
  1. take
  2. conquer
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Lower Sorbian
braś
Meaning:
  1. take
  2. pick up
  3. take away
  4. come here
  5. record
Russian
брать
Meaning:
  1. take
  2. conquer
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Upper Sorbian
brać
Meaning:
  1. take
  2. pick up
  3. take away
  4. come here
  5. record
Russian
брать
Meaning:
  1. take
  2. conquer
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Ukrainian
брати
Meaning:
  1. take
  2. pick up
  3. take away
  4. receive
  5. conquer

Semasiological Map for *bьrati

*bьrati

Meanings:

‘take’
‘read’
‘pick up’
‘take away’
‘come here’
‘receive’
‘Other’
no such word
no information yet
*bьrati
Meanings
take read pick up take away come here receive Other
Russian брать++
conquer
Ukrainian брати+++++
conquer
Belarusian браць+++++
conquer
Polish brać+++
Kashubian brac++++
Lower Sorbian braś+++++
record
Upper Sorbian brać+++++
record
Czech brát++
Slovak brať+++
Slovenian brati impf, (po)brati (pf) impf+++++
collect Russian ‘собирать’
Meanings take read pick up take away come here receive Other

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