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Bulgarian ‘брак’

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

  • rejects, refuse, waste
  • marriage

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

Bulgarian ‘брак’:

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

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

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