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False Friends in Slavic Languages


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Bulgarian ‘мъркам’

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

  • to purr

Semasiological map for ‘мъркам’

The database has information related to this term for Czech.

Bulgarian ‘мъркам’:

  • is a complete false friend in Czech.
  • The Bulgarian meaning ‘to purr’ is unique.
  • The meaning ‘blink’ (not present in Bulgarian ‘мъркам’, translated as ‘мигам’) is attested in Czech mrkat.
  • The meaning ‘flicker’ (not present in Bulgarian ‘мъркам’, translated as ‘блещукам’) is attested in Czech mrkat.
Bulgarian
мъркам
Meaning in Czech:
  • příst / to purr
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mrkat
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  1. мигам / blink
  2. блещукам / flicker

Meanings:

‘blink’
‘flicker’
‘to purr’
no such word
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Meanings
blink flicker to purr
Czech mrkat++
Bulgarian мъркам+
Meanings blink flicker to purr

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