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Bulgarian ‘колело’

Semantics: *около - round, around

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

  • wheel(s)
  • bicycle

Semasiological map for ‘*kolo’

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

Bulgarian ‘колело’:

  • The Bulgarian meaning ‘wheel(s)’ is shared by Belarusian кола, Bosnian kola, Croatian kola, Croatian kolo, Czech kolo, Kashubian kòło, Polish koła, Polish koło, Russian колёса, Serbian кола, Serbian коло, Slovak koleso and Slovenian kolo.
  • The Bulgarian meaning ‘bicycle’ is shared by Bosnian kola, Croatian kola, Czech kolo, Kashubian kòło, Serbian кола and Slovenian kolo.
  • The meaning ‘cart, motorcar’ (not present in Bulgarian ‘колело’) is attested in Bosnian kola, Croatian kola and Serbian кола.
  • The meaning ‘circle’ (not present in Bulgarian ‘колело’) is attested in Belarusian кола, Czech kolo, Polish koło, Serbian коло, Slovak kolo, Lower Sorbian koło, Upper Sorbian koło and Ukrainian коло.
  • The meaning ‘disc’ (not present in Bulgarian ‘колело’) is attested in Belarusian кола, Czech kolo and Polish koło.
  • The meaning ‘round dance’ (not present in Bulgarian ‘колело’, translated as ‘хоро’) is attested in Bosnian kola, Croatian kolo, Czech kolo, Polish koło, Serbian коло, Slovak kolo, Slovenian kolo and Lower Sorbian koło.

NB: No information yet for Macedonian.

Bulgarian
колело (*около - round, around)
Meaning:
  1. wheel(s)
  2. bicycle
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Belarusian
кола
Meaning:
  1. wheel(s)
  2. circle
  3. disc
Bulgarian
колело (*около - round, around)
Meaning in Bosnian:
  1. kola / wheel(s)
  2. bicycle
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Bosnian
kola
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  1. wheel(s)
  2. cart, motorcar
  3. bicycle
  4. хоро / round dance
Bulgarian
колело (*около - round, around)
Meaning in Croatian:
  1. kola / wheel(s)
  2. bicycle
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Croatian
I.   kola
Meaning:
  1. wheel(s)
  2. cart, motorcar
  3. bicycle
II.  koloMeaning in Bulgarian:
  1. wheel(s)
  2. хоро / round dance
Bulgarian
колело (*около - round, around)
Meaning:
  1. wheel(s)
  2. bicycle
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Czech
kolo
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  1. wheel(s)
  2. bicycle
  3. circle
  4. disc
  5. хоро / round dance
Bulgarian
колело (*около - round, around)
Meaning:
  1. wheel(s)
  2. bicycle
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Kashubian
kòło
Meaning:
  1. wheel(s)
  2. bicycle
Bulgarian
колело (*около - round, around)
Meaning in Polish:
  1. koła / wheel(s)
  2. rower / bicycle
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Polish
I.   koła
Meaning:
  • wheel(s)
II.  kołoMeaning in Bulgarian:
  1. wheel(s)
  2. circle
  3. disc
  4. хоро / round dance
  5. ring; near
Bulgarian
колело (*около - round, around)
Meaning in Russian:
  1. колёса / wheel(s)
  2. bicycle
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Russian
колёса
Meaning:
  • wheel(s)
Bulgarian
колело (*около - round, around)
Meaning in Serbian:
  1. кола / wheel(s)
  2. bicycle
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Serbian
I.   кола
Meaning:
  1. wheel(s)
  2. cart, motorcar
  3. bicycle
II.  колоMeaning in Bulgarian:
  1. wheel(s)
  2. circle
  3. хоро / round dance
Bulgarian
колело (*около - round, around)
Meaning:
  1. wheel(s)
  2. bicycle
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Slovak
I.   koleso
Meaning:
  • wheel(s)
II.  koloMeaning in Bulgarian:
  1. circle
  2. хоро / round dance
Bulgarian
колело (*около - round, around)
Meaning:
  1. wheel(s)
  2. bicycle
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Slovenian
kolo
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  1. wheel(s)
  2. bicycle
  3. хоро / round dance
Bulgarian
колело (*около - round, around)
Meaning:
  1. wheel(s)
  2. bicycle
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Lower Sorbian
koło
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  1. circle
  2. хоро / round dance
Bulgarian
колело (*около - round, around)
Meaning:
  1. wheel(s)
  2. bicycle
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Upper Sorbian
koło
Meaning:
  1. circle
  2. ring
Bulgarian
колело (*около - round, around)
Meaning:
  1. wheel(s)
  2. bicycle
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Ukrainian
коло
Meaning:
  • circle

Semasiological Map for *kolo

*kolo

Meanings:

‘wheel(s)’
‘cart, motorcar’
‘bicycle’
‘circle’
‘disc’
‘round dance’
‘Other’
no such word
no information yet
*kolo
Meanings
wheel(s) cart, motorcar bicycle circle disc round dance Other
Russian колёса+
Ukrainian коло+
Belarusian кола+++
Polish koła+
Polish koło+++++
ring; near
Kashubian kòło++
Lower Sorbian koło++
Upper Sorbian koło++
ring
Czech kolo+++++
Slovak koleso+
Slovak kolo++
Slovenian kolo+++
Croatian kola+++
Croatian kolo++
Bosnian kola++++
Serbian кола+++
Serbian коло+++
Bulgarian колело (*около - round, around)++
Meanings wheel(s) cart, motorcar bicycle circle disc round dance Other

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