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False Friends in Slavic Languages


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Czech ‘tvář’

The database knows following meanings of the Czech word ‘tvář’:

  • cheek
  • face

Semasiological map for ‘tvář’

The database has information related to this term for Belarusian, Bulgarian and Russian.

Czech ‘tvář’:

  • The Czech meaning ‘cheek’ is unique.
  • The Czech meaning ‘face’ is shared by Belarusian твар.
  • The meaning ‘creature, monster’ (not present in Czech ‘tvář’, translated as ‘tvor, netvor, nestvůra’) is attested in Bulgarian твар and Russian тварь.
Czech
tvář
Meaning:
  1. cheek
  2. face
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Belarusian
твар
Meaning:
  • face
Czech
tvář
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  1. буза / cheek
  2. лице / face
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Bulgarian
твар
Meaning in Czech:
  • tvor, netvor, nestvůra / creature, monster
Czech
tvář
Meaning in Russian:
  1. cheek
  2. лицо / face
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Russian
тварь
Meaning in Czech:
  • tvor, netvor, nestvůra / creature, monster

Meanings:

‘creature, monster’
‘cheek’
‘face’
no such word
no information yet
Meanings
creature, monster cheek face
Russian тварь+
Belarusian твар+
Czech tvář++
Bulgarian твар+
Meanings creature, monster cheek face

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