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Bulgarian ‘бавя’

The database knows following meanings of the Bulgarian word ‘бавя’:

  • to slow down

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Bulgarian ‘бавя’:

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