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Slovenian ‘povest’

The database knows following meanings of the Slovenian word ‘povest’:

  • novelette (syn.: ‘kratek roman’)
  • legend

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

Slovenian ‘povest’:

  • The Slovenian meaning ‘novelette’ is shared by Belarusian аповесць, Bulgarian повест, Macedonian повест and Russian повесть.
  • The Slovenian meaning ‘legend’ is shared by Czech pověst, Kashubian pòwiésc, Slovak povesť and Lower Sorbian powěsć.
  • The meaning ‘novel’ (not present in Slovenian ‘povest’, translated as ‘roman’) is attested in Kashubian pòwiésc, Polish powieść and Ukrainian повість.
  • The meaning ‘history’ (not present in Slovenian ‘povest’, translated as ‘zgodovina’) is attested in Bosnian povijest and Croatian povijest.
  • The meaning ‘fame, reputation’ (not present in Slovenian ‘povest’, translated as ‘sloves, videz, ugled’) is attested in Czech pověst and Slovak povesť.
  • The meaning ‘news’ (not present in Slovenian ‘povest’) is attested in Lower Sorbian powěsć and Upper Sorbian powěsć.
  • The meaning ‘talk, rumour’ (not present in Slovenian ‘povest’) is attested in Lower Sorbian powěsć.
Slovenian
povest
Meaning in Belarusian:
  1. novelette
  2. падание, быліна / legend
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Belarusian
аповесць
Meaning in Slovenian:
  • kratek roman / novelette
Slovenian
povest
Meaning in Bosnian:
  1. kratki roman / novelette
  2. priča, legenda / legend
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Bosnian
povijest
Meaning in Slovenian:
  • zgodovina / history
Slovenian
povest
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  1. novelette
  2. приказка, предание / legend
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Bulgarian
повест
Meaning in Slovenian:
  • kratek roman / novelette
Slovenian
povest
Meaning in Croatian:
  1. kratki roman / novelette
  2. priča, legenda / legend
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Croatian
povijest
Meaning in Slovenian:
  • zgodovina / history
Slovenian
povest
Meaning in Czech:
  1. krátký román / novelette
  2. pověst / legend
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Czech
pověst
Meaning in Slovenian:
  1. povest / legend
  2. sloves, videz, ugled / fame, reputation
Slovenian
povest
Meaning:
  1. novelette
  2. legend
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Kashubian
pòwiésc
Meaning in Slovenian:
  1. roman / novel
  2. povest / legend
Slovenian
povest
Meaning in Macedonian:
  1. novelette
  2. приказна, предание / legend
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Macedonian
повест
Meaning in Slovenian:
  • kratek roman / novelette
Slovenian
povest
Meaning in Polish:
  1. krótka powieść, opowieść / novelette
  2. podanie, legenda / legend
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Polish
powieść
Meaning in Slovenian:
  • roman / novel
Slovenian
povest
Meaning in Russian:
  1. novelette
  2. сказание, былина / legend
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Russian
повесть
Meaning in Slovenian:
  • kratek roman / novelette
Slovenian
povest
Meaning:
  1. novelette
  2. legend
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Serbian
- no corresponding term.
Slovenian
povest
Meaning in Slovak:
  1. krátky román / novelette
  2. povesť / legend
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Slovak
povesť
Meaning in Slovenian:
  1. povest / legend
  2. sloves, videz, ugled / fame, reputation
Slovenian
povest
Meaning:
  1. novelette
  2. legend
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Lower Sorbian
powěsć
Meaning in Slovenian:
  1. povest / legend (also: tale)
  2. news
  3. talk, rumour
Slovenian
povest
Meaning:
  1. novelette
  2. legend
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Upper Sorbian
powěsć
Meaning:
  • news
Slovenian
povest
Meaning in Ukrainian:
  1. коротка повість / novelette
  2. оповідання / legend
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Ukrainian
повість
Meaning in Slovenian:
  • roman / 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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