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False Friends in Slavic Languages


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Semasiological Map for *čajьka

*čajьka

Meanings:

‘seagull’
‘peewit, lapwing’
‘Northern lapwing’
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*čajьka
Meanings
seagull peewit, lapwing Northern lapwing
Russian чайка+
Ukrainian чайка+
Belarusian чайка+
Polish czajka+
Polish "czajka" can be used as a true friend of Russian "чайка" when referring to the play "The Seagull" by Anton Chekhov; in this case, the Polish "czajka" means "seagull" and not "peewit."
Czech čejka+
Meanings seagull peewit, lapwing Northern lapwing

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