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Slovak ‘dyňa’

The database knows following meanings of the Slovak word ‘dyňa’:

  • watermelon
  • pumpkin

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

Slovak ‘dyňa’:

  • The Slovak meaning ‘watermelon’ is shared by Bulgarian диня.
  • The Slovak meaning ‘pumpkin’ is shared by Czech dýně and Polish dynia.
  • The meaning ‘sweet melon’ (not present in Slovak ‘dyňa’) is attested in Bosnian dinja, Croatian dinja, Macedonian диња, Russian дыня, Serbian диња, Slovenian dinja and Ukrainian диня.
  • The meaning ‘cakes and pastries’ (not present in Slovak ‘dyňa’) is attested in Lower Sorbian dynjašk.

NB: No information yet for Upper Sorbian.

Slovak
dyňa
Meaning:
  1. watermelon
  2. pumpkin
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Belarusian
дыня
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    Slovak
    dyňa
    Meaning in Bosnian:
    1. lubenica / watermelon
    2. tikva / pumpkin
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    Bosnian
    dinja
    Meaning:
    • sweet melon
    Slovak
    dyňa
    Meaning in Bulgarian:
    1. watermelon
    2. тиква / pumpkin
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    Bulgarian
    диня
    Meaning:
    • watermelon
    Slovak
    dyňa
    Meaning in Croatian:
    1. lubenica / watermelon
    2. tikva / pumpkin
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    Croatian
    dinja
    Meaning:
    • sweet melon
    Slovak
    dyňa
    Meaning:
    1. watermelon
    2. pumpkin
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    Czech
    dýně
    Meaning:
    • pumpkin
    Slovak
    dyňa
    Meaning:
    1. watermelon
    2. pumpkin
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    Kashubian
    - no corresponding term.
    Slovak
    dyňa
    Meaning in Macedonian:
    1. лубеница / watermelon
    2. тиква / pumpkin
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    Macedonian
    диња
    Meaning:
    • sweet melon
    Slovak
    dyňa
    Meaning in Polish:
    1. arbuz / watermelon
    2. pumpkin
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    Polish
    dynia
    Meaning:
    • pumpkin
    Slovak
    dyňa
    Meaning in Russian:
    1. арбуз / watermelon
    2. тыква / pumpkin
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    Russian
    дыня
    Meaning:
    • sweet melon
    Slovak
    dyňa
    Meaning in Serbian:
    1. лубеница / watermelon
    2. тиква / pumpkin
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    Serbian
    диња
    Meaning:
    • sweet melon
    Slovak
    dyňa
    Meaning in Slovenian:
    1. lubenica / watermelon
    2. buča, tikva / pumpkin
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    Slovenian
    dinja
    Meaning:
    • sweet melon
    Slovak
    dyňa
    Meaning:
    1. watermelon
    2. pumpkin
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    Lower Sorbian
    dynjašk
    Meaning:
    • cakes and pastries
    Slovak
    dyňa
    Meaning in Ukrainian:
    1. кавун / watermelon
    2. гарбуз / pumpkin
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    Ukrainian
    диня
    Meaning:
    • sweet melon

    Semasiological Map for *dynja

    *dynja

    Meanings:

    ‘sweet melon’
    ‘watermelon’
    ‘pumpkin’
    ‘cakes and pastries’
    no such word
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    *dynja
    Meanings
    sweet melon watermelon pumpkin cakes and pastries
    Russian дыня+
    Ukrainian диня+
    Belarusian дыня
    Polish dynia+
    Kashubian
    Lower Sorbian dynjašk+
    Czech dýně+
    Slovak dyňa++
    Slovenian dinja+
    Croatian dinja+
    Bosnian dinja+
    Serbian диња+
    Macedonian диња+
    Bulgarian диня+
    Meanings sweet melon watermelon pumpkin cakes and pastries

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