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Serbian ‘диван’

The database knows following meanings of the Serbian word ‘диван’:

  • settee, sofa
  • talk
  • beautiful

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

Serbian ‘диван’:

  • The Serbian meaning ‘settee, sofa’ is shared by Bosnian divan, Bulgarian диван, Croatian divan, Czech divan, Russian диван, Slovak diván, Slovenian divan and Ukrainian диван.
  • The Serbian meaning ‘talk’ is shared by Bosnian divan and Croatian divan.
  • The Serbian meaning ‘beautiful’ is unique.
  • The meaning ‘carpet’ (not present in Serbian ‘диван’, translated as ‘ћилим’) is attested in Belarusian дыван and Polish dywan.
  • The meaning ‘couch’ (not present in Serbian ‘диван’) is attested in Ukrainian диван.
  • The meaning ‘sofa’ (not present in Serbian ‘диван’) is attested in Ukrainian диван.

NB: No information yet for Lower Sorbian and Upper Sorbian.

Serbian
диван
Meaning in Belarusian:
  1. канапа / settee, sofa
  2. talk
  3. beautiful
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Belarusian
дыван
Meaning in Serbian:
  • ћилим / carpet
Serbian
диван
Meaning:
  1. settee, sofa
  2. talk
  3. beautiful
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Bosnian
divan
Meaning:
  1. settee, sofa
  2. talk
Serbian
диван
Meaning:
  1. settee, sofa
  2. talk
  3. beautiful
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Bulgarian
диван
Meaning:
  • settee, sofa
Serbian
диван
Meaning:
  1. settee, sofa
  2. talk
  3. beautiful
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Croatian
divan
Meaning:
  1. settee, sofa
  2. talk
Serbian
диван
Meaning:
  1. settee, sofa
  2. talk
  3. beautiful
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Czech
divan
Meaning:
  • settee, sofa
Serbian
диван
Meaning:
  1. settee, sofa
  2. talk
  3. beautiful
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Kashubian
- no corresponding term.
Serbian
диван
Meaning:
  1. settee, sofa
  2. talk
  3. beautiful
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Macedonian
- no corresponding term.
Serbian
диван
Meaning in Polish:
  1. kanapa / settee, sofa
  2. talk
  3. beautiful
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Polish
dywan
Meaning in Serbian:
  • ћилим / carpet
Serbian
диван
Meaning:
  1. settee, sofa
  2. talk
  3. beautiful
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Russian
диван
Meaning:
  • settee, sofa
Serbian
диван
Meaning:
  1. settee, sofa
  2. talk
  3. beautiful
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Slovak
diván
Meaning:
  • settee, sofa
Serbian
диван
Meaning:
  1. settee, sofa
  2. talk
  3. beautiful
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Slovenian
divan
Meaning:
  • settee, sofa
Serbian
диван
Meaning:
  1. settee, sofa
  2. talk
  3. beautiful
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Ukrainian
диван
Meaning:
  1. settee, sofa
  2. couch
  3. sofa

Semasiological Map for < Turkish divan

< Turkish divan

Meanings:

‘carpet’
‘settee, sofa’
‘couch’
‘sofa’
‘talk’
‘beautiful’
no such word
no information yet
< Turkish divan
Meanings
carpet settee, sofa couch sofa talk beautiful
Russian диван+
Ukrainian диван+++
Belarusian дыван+
Polish dywan+
Kashubian
Czech divan+
Slovak diván+
Slovenian divan+
Croatian divan++
Bosnian divan++
Serbian диван+++
Macedonian
Bulgarian диван+
Meanings carpet settee, sofa couch sofa talk beautiful

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