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Croatian ‘baviti se’

The database knows following meanings of the Croatian word ‘baviti se’:

  • to be interested in

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Croatian ‘baviti se’:

  • The Croatian meaning ‘to be interested in’ is shared by Polish bawić się, Slovak bavit and Slovenian baviti.
  • The meaning ‘to talk’ (not present in Croatian ‘baviti se’) is attested in Czech bavit.
  • The meaning ‘to enjoy’ (not present in Croatian ‘baviti se’) is attested in Czech bavit, Polish bawić się and Slovak bavit.
  • The meaning ‘to occupy oneself with’ (not present in Croatian ‘baviti se’) is attested in Slovenian baviti se.
  • The meaning ‘to entertain’ (not present in Croatian ‘baviti se’) is attested in Czech bavit.
  • The meaning ‘to slow down’ (not present in Croatian ‘baviti se’) is attested in Bulgarian бавя.
Croatian
baviti se
Meaning:
  • to be interested in
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Bulgarian
бавя
Meaning:
  • to slow down
Croatian
baviti se
Meaning in Czech:
  • zabývat se / to be interested in
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Czech
bavit
Meaning:
  1. to talk
  2. to enjoy
  3. to entertain
Croatian
baviti se
Meaning:
  • to be interested in
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Polish
bawić się
Meaning:
  1. to be interested in
  2. to enjoy
Croatian
baviti se
Meaning:
  • to be interested in
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Slovak
bavit
Meaning:
  1. to be interested in
  2. to enjoy
Croatian
baviti se
Meaning:
  • to be interested in
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Slovenian
I.   baviti
Meaning:
  • to be interested in
II.  baviti seMeaning:
  • to occupy oneself with

Meanings:

‘to talk’
‘to be interested in’
‘to enjoy’
‘to occupy oneself with’
‘to entertain’
‘to slow down’
no such word
no information yet
Meanings
to talk to be interested in to enjoy to occupy oneself with to entertain to slow down
Polish bawić się++
Czech bavit+++
Slovak bavit++
Slovenian baviti+
Slovenian baviti se+
Croatian baviti se+
Bulgarian бавя+
Meanings to talk to be interested in to enjoy to occupy oneself with to entertain to slow down

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