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Belarusian ‘хіба’

The database knows following meanings of the Belarusian word ‘хіба’:

  • really

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

Belarusian ‘хіба’:

  • The Belarusian meaning ‘really’ is shared by Ukrainian хіба.
  • The meaning ‘error, fault’ (not present in Belarusian ‘хіба’) is attested in Czech chyba, Slovak chyba, Slovenian hiba and Ukrainian хиба.
  • The meaning ‘defect’ (not present in Belarusian ‘хіба’) is attested in Ukrainian хиба.
  • The meaning ‘except’ (not present in Belarusian ‘хіба’) is attested in Upper Sorbian chiba.
  • The meaning ‘perhaps’ (not present in Belarusian ‘хіба’) is attested in Polish chyba.
  • The meaning ‘probably’ (not present in Belarusian ‘хіба’) is attested in Polish chyba.
  • The meaning ‘crime’ (not present in Belarusian ‘хіба’) is attested in Slovenian hiba.

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

Belarusian
хіба
Meaning:
  • really
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Czech
chyba
Meaning:
  • error, fault
Belarusian
хіба
Meaning:
  • really
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Polish
chyba
Meaning:
  1. perhaps
  2. probably
Belarusian
хіба
Meaning:
  • really
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Russian
- no corresponding term.
Belarusian
хіба
Meaning:
  • really
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Slovak
chyba
Meaning:
  • error, fault
Belarusian
хіба
Meaning:
  • really
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Slovenian
hiba
Meaning:
  1. error, fault
  2. crime
Belarusian
хіба
Meaning:
  • really
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Upper Sorbian
chiba
Meaning:
  • except
Belarusian
хіба
Meaning:
  • really
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Ukrainian
I.   хиба
Meaning:
  1. error, fault
  2. defect
II.  хібаMeaning:
  • really

Semasiological Map for *chyba

*chyba

Meanings:

‘error, fault’
‘defect’
‘except’
‘perhaps’
‘probably’
‘really’
‘crime’
no such word
no information yet
*chyba
Meanings
error, fault defect except perhaps probably really crime
Russian
Ukrainian хиба++
Ukrainian хіба+
Belarusian хіба+
Polish chyba++
Upper Sorbian chiba+
Czech chyba+
Slovak chyba+
Slovenian hiba++
Meanings error, fault defect except perhaps probably really crime

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