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Ukrainian ‘білизна’

[біли́зна́]

The database knows following meanings of the Ukrainian word ‘білизна’:

  • linen, laundry
  • whiteness (syn.: ‘білизна, білість’)

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

Ukrainian ‘білизна’:

  • The Ukrainian meaning ‘linen, laundry’ is shared by Belarusian бялізна, Kashubian bielëzna, Polish bielizna and Slovak bielizeň.
  • The Ukrainian meaning ‘whiteness’ is shared by Bosnian bjelina, Bulgarian белина, Croatian bjelina, Macedonian белина, Russian белизна, Serbian белина and Slovenian belina.
  • The meaning ‘underwear’ (not present in Ukrainian ‘білизна’) is attested in Polish bielizna.
  • The meaning ‘bowl’ (not present in Ukrainian ‘білизна’) is attested in Lower Sorbian běliznja.
  • The meaning household bleach’ (not present in Ukrainian ‘білизна’) is attested in Bulgarian белина and Lower Sorbian běliznja.
  • The meaning ‘strong detergent’ (not present in Ukrainian ‘білизна’) is attested in Bulgarian белина.

NB: No information yet for Upper Sorbian.

Ukrainian
білизна [біли́зна́]
Meaning in Belarusian:
  1. бялізна / linen, laundry
  2. белізна / whiteness
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Belarusian
бялізна
Meaning in Ukrainian:
  • білизна / linen, laundry
Ukrainian
білизна [біли́зна́]
Meaning in Bosnian:
  1. rublje, veš / linen, laundry
  2. bjelina / whiteness
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Bosnian
bjelina
Meaning in Ukrainian:
  • білизна, білість / whiteness
Ukrainian
білизна [біли́зна́]
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  1. бельо / linen, laundry
  2. белина / whiteness
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Bulgarian
белина
Meaning in Ukrainian:
  1. білизна, білість / whiteness
  2. household bleach
  3. strong detergent
Ukrainian
білизна [біли́зна́]
Meaning in Croatian:
  1. rublje, veš / linen, laundry
  2. bjelina / whiteness
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Croatian
bjelina
Meaning in Ukrainian:
  • білизна, білість / whiteness
Ukrainian
білизна [біли́зна́]
Meaning:
  1. linen, laundry
  2. whiteness
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Czech
- no corresponding term.
Ukrainian
білизна [біли́зна́]
Meaning:
  1. linen, laundry
  2. whiteness
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Kashubian
bielëzna
Meaning in Ukrainian:
  • білизна / linen, laundry
Ukrainian
білизна [біли́зна́]
Meaning in Macedonian:
  1. пресвлека / linen, laundry
  2. белина / whiteness
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Macedonian
белина
Meaning in Ukrainian:
  • білизна, білість / whiteness
Ukrainian
білизна [біли́зна́]
Meaning in Polish:
  1. bielizna / linen, laundry
  2. białość, biel / whiteness
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Polish
bielizna
Meaning in Ukrainian:
  1. білизна / linen, laundry
  2. underwear
Ukrainian
білизна [біли́зна́]
Meaning in Russian:
  1. бельё / linen, laundry
  2. белизна / whiteness
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Russian
белизна
Meaning in Ukrainian:
  • білизна, білість / whiteness
Ukrainian
білизна [біли́зна́]
Meaning in Serbian:
  1. рубље, веш / linen, laundry
  2. белина / whiteness
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Serbian
белина
Meaning in Ukrainian:
  • білизна, білість / whiteness
Ukrainian
білизна [біли́зна́]
Meaning in Slovak:
  1. bielizeň / linen, laundry
  2. belosť / whiteness
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Slovak
bielizeň
Meaning in Ukrainian:
  • білизна / linen, laundry
Ukrainian
білизна [біли́зна́]
Meaning:
  1. linen, laundry
  2. whiteness
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Slovenian
belina
Meaning in Ukrainian:
  • білизна, білість / whiteness
Ukrainian
білизна [біли́зна́]
Meaning:
  1. linen, laundry
  2. whiteness
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Lower Sorbian
běliznja
Meaning:
  1. bowl
  2. household bleach

Semasiological Map for *běli(zь)na

*běli(zь)na

Meanings:

‘linen, laundry’
‘whiteness’
‘underwear’
‘bowl’
household bleach’
‘strong detergent’
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*běli(zь)na
Meanings
linen, laundry whiteness underwear bowl household bleach strong detergent
Russian белизна+
Ukrainian білизна++
Belarusian бялізна+
Polish bielizna++
Kashubian bielëzna+
Lower Sorbian běliznja++
Czech
Slovak bielizeň+
Slovenian belina+
Croatian bjelina+
Bosnian bjelina+
Serbian белина+
Macedonian белина+
Bulgarian белина+++
Meanings linen, laundry whiteness underwear bowl household bleach strong detergent

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