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Slovak ‘povesť’

The database knows following meanings of the Slovak word ‘povesť’:

  • legend
  • fame, reputation

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

Slovak ‘povesť’:

  • The Slovak meaning ‘legend’ is shared by Czech pověst, Kashubian pòwiésc, Slovenian povest and Lower Sorbian powěsć.
  • The Slovak meaning ‘fame, reputation’ is shared by Czech pověst.
  • The meaning ‘novel’ (not present in Slovak ‘povesť’, translated as ‘román’) is attested in Kashubian pòwiésc, Polish powieść and Ukrainian повість.
  • The meaning ‘novelette’ (not present in Slovak ‘povesť’, translated as ‘krátky román’) is attested in Belarusian аповесць, Bulgarian повест, Macedonian повест, Russian повесть and Slovenian povest.
  • The meaning ‘history’ (not present in Slovak ‘povesť’, translated as ‘dejiny’) is attested in Bosnian povijest and Croatian povijest.
  • The meaning ‘news’ (not present in Slovak ‘povesť’) is attested in Lower Sorbian powěsć and Upper Sorbian powěsć.
  • The meaning ‘talk, rumour’ (not present in Slovak ‘povesť’) is attested in Lower Sorbian powěsć.
Slovak
povesť
Meaning in Belarusian:
  1. падание, быліна / legend
  2. рэпутацыя, пашана / fame, reputation
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Belarusian
аповесць
Meaning in Slovak:
  • krátky román / novelette
Slovak
povesť
Meaning in Bosnian:
  1. priča, legenda / legend
  2. glas, reputacija / fame, reputation
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Bosnian
povijest
Meaning in Slovak:
  • dejiny / history
Slovak
povesť
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  1. приказка, предание / legend
  2. почитание, име / fame, reputation
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Bulgarian
повест
Meaning in Slovak:
  • krátky román / novelette
Slovak
povesť
Meaning in Croatian:
  1. priča, legenda / legend
  2. glas, reputacija / fame, reputation
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Croatian
povijest
Meaning in Slovak:
  • dejiny / history
Slovak
povesť
Meaning in Czech:
  1. pověst / legend
  2. fame, reputation
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Czech
pověst
Meaning in Slovak:
  1. povesť / legend
  2. fame, reputation
Slovak
povesť
Meaning:
  1. legend
  2. fame, reputation
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Kashubian
pòwiésc
Meaning in Slovak:
  1. román / novel
  2. povesť / legend
Slovak
povesť
Meaning in Macedonian:
  1. приказна, предание / legend
  2. глас / fame, reputation
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Macedonian
повест
Meaning in Slovak:
  • krátky román / novelette
Slovak
povesť
Meaning in Polish:
  1. podanie, legenda / legend
  2. opinia, reputacja / fame, reputation
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Polish
powieść
Meaning in Slovak:
  • román / novel
Slovak
povesť
Meaning in Russian:
  1. сказание, былина / legend
  2. звание / fame, reputation
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Russian
повесть
Meaning in Slovak:
  • krátky román / novelette
Slovak
povesť
Meaning:
  1. legend
  2. fame, reputation
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Serbian
- no corresponding term.
Slovak
povesť
Meaning in Slovenian:
  1. povest / legend
  2. sloves, videz, ugled / fame, reputation
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Slovenian
povest
Meaning in Slovak:
  1. krátky román / novelette
  2. povesť / legend
Slovak
povesť
Meaning:
  1. legend
  2. fame, reputation
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Lower Sorbian
powěsć
Meaning in Slovak:
  1. povesť / legend (also: tale)
  2. news
  3. talk, rumour
Slovak
povesť
Meaning:
  1. legend
  2. fame, reputation
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Upper Sorbian
powěsć
Meaning:
  • news
Slovak
povesť
Meaning in Ukrainian:
  1. оповідання / legend
  2. пошана, репутація / fame, reputation
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Ukrainian
повість
Meaning in Slovak:
  • román / novel

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*pověstь

Meanings:

‘novel’
‘novelette’
‘history’
‘legend’
‘fame, reputation’
‘news’
‘talk, rumour’
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*pověstь
Meanings
novel novelette history legend fame, reputation news talk, rumour
Russian повесть+
Ukrainian повість+
Belarusian аповесць+
Polish powieść+
Kashubian pòwiésc++
Lower Sorbian powěsć+
also: tale
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Upper Sorbian powěsć+
Czech pověst++
Slovak povesť++
Slovenian povest++
Croatian povijest+
Bosnian povijest+
Serbian
Macedonian повест+
Bulgarian повест+
Meanings novel novelette history legend fame, reputation news talk, rumour

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