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False Friends in Slavic Languages


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Bulgarian ‘заживявам’

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

  • begin to live

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Bulgarian ‘заживявам’:

  • is a complete false friend in Czech.
  • The Bulgarian meaning ‘begin to live’ is unique.
  • The meaning ‘to live through, experience, to survive’ (not present in Bulgarian ‘заживявам’, translated as ‘преживявам’) is attested in Czech zažít.
  • The meaning ‘to digest’ (not present in Bulgarian ‘заживявам’, translated as ‘смелям’) is attested in Czech zažívat.
Bulgarian
заживявам
Meaning in Czech:
  • začít žít / begin to live
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Czech
I.   zažívat impf
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  • смелям / to digest
II.  zažítMeaning in Bulgarian:
  • преживявам / to live through, experience, to survive

Meanings:

‘begin to live’
‘to live through, experience, to survive’
‘to digest’
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Meanings
begin to live to live through, experience, to survive to digest
Czech zažívat impf+
Czech zažít+
Bulgarian заживявам+
Meanings begin to live to live through, experience, to survive to digest

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