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Bulgarian ‘майка’

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

  • mother
  • dam, female animal
  • nut to screw on a bolt

Semasiological map for ‘majka’

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

Bulgarian ‘майка’:

  • The Bulgarian meaning ‘mother’ is shared by Bosnian majka, Croatian majka, Macedonian мајка and Serbian мајка.
  • The Bulgarian meaning ‘dam, female animal’ is shared by Macedonian мајка.
  • The Bulgarian meaning ‘nut to screw on a bolt is unique.
  • The meaning ‘gym shirt’ (not present in Bulgarian ‘майка’, translated as ‘риза, кошуля’) is attested in Belarusian майка, Russian майка and Ukrainian майка.
  • The meaning ‘Underpants’ (not present in Bulgarian ‘майка’) is attested in Belarusian майткі and Polish majtki.
  • The meaning ‘Shirt’ (not present in Bulgarian ‘майка’, translated as ‘потник’) is attested in Russian майка.

NB: No information yet for Upper Sorbian.

Bulgarian
майка
Meaning in Belarusian:
  1. маці / mother
  2. матка / dam, female animal
  3. гайка / nut to screw on a bolt
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Belarusian
I.   майка
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  • риза, кошуля / gym shirt
II.  майткіMeaning:
  • Underpants
Bulgarian
майка
Meaning in Bosnian:
  1. majka / mother
  2. ženka, majka životinja / dam, female animal
  3. matica / nut to screw on a bolt
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Bosnian
majka
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  • майка / mother
Bulgarian
майка
Meaning in Croatian:
  1. majka / mother
  2. ženka, majka životinja / dam, female animal
  3. matica / nut to screw on a bolt
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Croatian
majka
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  • майка / mother
Bulgarian
майка
Meaning:
  1. mother
  2. dam, female animal
  3. nut to screw on a bolt
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Czech
májka
Meaning:
  • May pole
Bulgarian
майка
Meaning:
  1. mother
  2. dam, female animal
  3. nut to screw on a bolt
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Kashubian
- no corresponding term.
Bulgarian
майка
Meaning in Macedonian:
  1. мајка / mother
  2. мајка / dam, female animal
  3. мутер, заврток / nut to screw on a bolt
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Macedonian
мајка
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  1. майка / mother
  2. майка / dam, female animal
Bulgarian
майка
Meaning:
  1. mother
  2. dam, female animal
  3. nut to screw on a bolt
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Polish
majtki
Meaning:
  • Underpants
Bulgarian
майка
Meaning in Russian:
  1. мать / mother
  2. матка / dam, female animal
  3. nut to screw on a bolt
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Russian
майка
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  1. риза, кошуля / gym shirt
  2. потник / Shirt (t-shirt)
Bulgarian
майка
Meaning in Serbian:
  1. мајка / mother
  2. женка, мајка животиња / dam, female animal
  3. матица / nut to screw on a bolt
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Serbian
мајка
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  • майка / mother
Bulgarian
майка
Meaning:
  1. mother
  2. dam, female animal
  3. nut to screw on a bolt
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Slovak
- no corresponding term.
Bulgarian
майка
Meaning:
  1. mother
  2. dam, female animal
  3. nut to screw on a bolt
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Slovenian
- no corresponding term.
Bulgarian
майка
Meaning:
  1. mother
  2. dam, female animal
  3. nut to screw on a bolt
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Lower Sorbian
majka
Meaning:
  • girl
Bulgarian
майка
Meaning:
  1. mother
  2. dam, female animal
  3. nut to screw on a bolt
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Ukrainian
майка
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  • риза, кошуля / gym shirt

Semasiological Map for majka

majka

Meanings:

‘mother’
‘dam, female animal’
‘nut to screw on a bolt
‘gym shirt’
‘Underpants’
‘Shirt’
‘Other’
no such word
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majka
Meanings
mother dam, female animal nut to screw on a bolt gym shirt Underpants Shirt Other
Russian майка++
t-shirt
Ukrainian майка+
Belarusian майка+
Belarusian майткі+
Polish majtki+
Kashubian
Lower Sorbian majka+
girl
Czech májka+
May pole
Slovak
Slovenian
Croatian majka+
Bosnian majka+
Serbian мајка+
Macedonian мајка++
Bulgarian майка+++
Meanings mother dam, female animal nut to screw on a bolt gym shirt Underpants Shirt Other

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