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Croatian ‘brak’

The database knows following meanings of the Croatian word ‘brak’:

  • marriage

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

Croatian ‘brak’:

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

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

Croatian
brak
Meaning:
  • marriage
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Belarusian
брак
Meaning in Croatian:
  1. ološ, deficitna roba / rejects, refuse, waste
  2. nedostatak / lack, deficiency
Croatian
brak
Meaning in Bosnian:
  • brak / marriage
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Bosnian
brak
Meaning in Croatian:
  • brak / marriage
Croatian
brak
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  • брак / marriage
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Bulgarian
брак
Meaning in Croatian:
  1. ološ, deficitna roba / rejects, refuse, waste
  2. brak / marriage
Croatian
brak
Meaning:
  • marriage
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Czech
brak
Meaning in Croatian:
  1. ološ, deficitna roba / rejects, refuse, waste
  2. junk, trash
Croatian
brak
Meaning in Macedonian:
  • брак / marriage
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Macedonian
брак
Meaning in Croatian:
  • brak / marriage
Croatian
brak
Meaning in Polish:
  • małżeństwo / marriage
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Polish
brak
Meaning in Croatian:
  1. mana / defect, flaw
  2. ološ, deficitna roba / rejects, refuse, waste
  3. nedostatak / lack, deficiency
Croatian
brak
Meaning in Russian:
  • брак / marriage
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Russian
брак
Meaning in Croatian:
  1. mana / defect, flaw
  2. ološ, deficitna roba / rejects, refuse, waste
  3. brak / marriage
Croatian
brak
Meaning in Serbian:
  • брак / marriage
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Serbian
брак
Meaning in Croatian:
  • brak / marriage
Croatian
brak
Meaning:
  • marriage
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Slovak
brak
Meaning:
  • junk, trash
Croatian
brak
Meaning:
  • marriage
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Slovenian
- no corresponding term.
Croatian
brak
Meaning in Ukrainian:
  • шлюб / marriage
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Ukrainian
брак
Meaning in Croatian:
  1. mana / defect, flaw
  2. ološ, deficitna roba / rejects, refuse, waste
  3. nedostatak / lack, deficiency

Semasiological Map for *brakъ

*brakъ

Meanings:

‘defect, flaw’
‘rejects, refuse, waste’
‘lack, deficiency’
‘junk, trash’
‘marriage’
no such word
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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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