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Belarusian ‘брак’

The database knows following meanings of the Belarusian word ‘брак’:

  • rejects, refuse, waste
  • lack, deficiency

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

Belarusian ‘брак’:

  • The Belarusian meaning ‘rejects, refuse, waste’ is shared by Bulgarian брак, Czech brak, Polish brak, Russian брак and Ukrainian брак.
  • The Belarusian meaning ‘lack, deficiency’ is shared by Polish brak and Ukrainian брак.
  • The meaning ‘defect, flaw’ (not present in Belarusian ‘брак’) is attested in Polish brak, Russian брак and Ukrainian брак.
  • The meaning ‘junk, trash’ (not present in Belarusian ‘брак’) is attested in Czech brak and Slovak brak.
  • The meaning ‘marriage’ (not present in Belarusian ‘брак’) is attested in Bosnian brak, Bulgarian брак, Croatian brak, Macedonian брак, Russian брак and Serbian брак.

NB: No information yet for Kashubian, Lower Sorbian and Upper Sorbian.

Belarusian
брак
Meaning in Bosnian:
  1. ološ, deficitna roba / rejects, refuse, waste
  2. nedosta-tak / lack, deficiency
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Bosnian
brak
Meaning:
  • marriage
Belarusian
брак
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  1. брак / rejects, refuse, waste
  2. липса / lack, deficiency
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Bulgarian
брак
Meaning:
  1. rejects, refuse, waste
  2. marriage
Belarusian
брак
Meaning in Croatian:
  1. ološ, deficitna roba / rejects, refuse, waste
  2. nedostatak / lack, deficiency
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Croatian
brak
Meaning:
  • marriage
Belarusian
брак
Meaning:
  1. rejects, refuse, waste
  2. lack, deficiency
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Czech
brak
Meaning:
  1. rejects, refuse, waste
  2. junk, trash
Belarusian
брак
Meaning in Macedonian:
  1. шкарт, отфрлена стока / rejects, refuse, waste
  2. скудност, недостиг / lack, deficiency
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Macedonian
брак
Meaning:
  • marriage
Belarusian
брак
Meaning in Polish:
  1. brak / rejects, refuse, waste
  2. lack, deficiency
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Polish
brak
Meaning:
  1. defect, flaw
  2. rejects, refuse, waste
  3. lack, deficiency
Belarusian
брак
Meaning in Russian:
  1. брак / rejects, refuse, waste
  2. недостаток, нехватка / lack, deficiency
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Russian
брак
Meaning:
  1. defect, flaw
  2. rejects, refuse, waste
  3. marriage
Belarusian
брак
Meaning in Serbian:
  1. олош, дефицитна роба / rejects, refuse, waste
  2. недостатак / lack, deficiency
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Serbian
брак
Meaning:
  • marriage
Belarusian
брак
Meaning:
  1. rejects, refuse, waste
  2. lack, deficiency
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Slovak
brak
Meaning:
  • junk, trash
Belarusian
брак
Meaning:
  1. rejects, refuse, waste
  2. lack, deficiency
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Slovenian
- no corresponding term.
Belarusian
брак
Meaning in Ukrainian:
  1. брак / rejects, refuse, waste
  2. lack, deficiency
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Ukrainian
брак
Meaning:
  1. defect, flaw
  2. rejects, refuse, waste
  3. lack, deficiency

Semasiological Map for *brakъ

*brakъ

Meanings:

‘defect, flaw’
‘rejects, refuse, waste’
‘lack, deficiency’
‘junk, trash’
‘marriage’
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*brakъ
Meanings
defect, flaw rejects, refuse, waste lack, deficiency junk, trash marriage
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Bulgarian брак++
Meanings defect, flaw rejects, refuse, waste lack, deficiency junk, trash marriage

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