False Friends of the Slavist/Belarusian-Czech

Беларуская мова — Čeština


Blr. аповесць
Cz. krátký román ‘novelette’
Cz. pověst 1. рэпутацыя, пашана ‘fame, reputation’
2. падание, быліна ‘legend’
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Blr. вораг
Cz. nepřítel ‘enemy’
Cz. vrah Blr. забойца ‘murderer’
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Blr. выхад
Cz. východ ‘exit’
Cz. východ 1. выхад ‘exit’
2. усход ‘east’
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Blr. дыван
Cz. koberec ‘carpet’
Cz. divan Blr. канапа ‘settee, sofa’
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Blr. жонка
Cz. žena ‘wife’
Cz. žena 1. жонка ‘wife’
2. жанчына ‘woman’
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Blr. жывот
1. život ‘life’
2. břicho ‘belly, body’
Cz. život Blr. жывот (arch.), жыццё ‘life’
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Blr. запомніць
Cz. pamatovat si ‘to memorize’
Cz. zapomenout Blr. забыць ‘to forget’
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Blr. іграць
1. hrát ‘to play (theatre)’
2. hrát ‘to play (music)’
3. tančit, tancovat ‘to dance’
Cz. hrát 1. іграць ‘to play (theatre)’
2. іграць ‘to play (music)’
3. гуляць ‘to play (a game)’
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Blr. князь
Cz. kníže ‘prince, duke’
Cz. kněz Blr. святар ‘priest’
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Blr. крэсла
1. křeslo ‘armchair’
2. židle ‘chair’
Cz. křeslo Blr. крэсла ‘armchair’
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Blr. лета
Cz. léto ‘summer’
Cz. léto 1. лета ‘summer’
2. год (30 гадоў) ‘year (in the plural), e.g. 30 years’
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Blr. ліст
1. list ‘sheet of paper’
2. list ‘leaf’
3. dopis ‘letter’
Cz. list 1. ліст, аркуш ‘sheet of paper’
2. ліст ‘leaf’
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Blr. матка
1. matka ‘mother’
2. děloha ‘womb, uterus’
3. samička, matka zvířat ‘dam, female animal’
Cz. matka 1. матка ‘mother’
2. гайка ‘nut (to screw on a bolt)’
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Blr. муж
Cz. muž ‘husband’
Cz. muž 1. муж ‘husband’
2. мужчына ‘man’
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Blr. нядзеля
Cz. neděle ‘Sunday’
Cz. neděle 1. нядзеля ‘Sunday’
2. тыдзень ‘week’
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Blr. пакой
Cz. pokoj ‘room’
Cz. pokoj 1. пакой ‘room’
2. спакой ‘quiet’
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Blr. пара
1. pára ‘steam’
2. pár ‘pair’
3. pár ‘a couple of, some’
Cz. pára Blr. пара ‘steam’
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Blr. поўдзень
1. poledne ‘noon’
2. jih ‘south’
Cz. poledne Blr. поўдзень ‘noon’
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Blr. поўнач
1. půlnoc ‘midnight’
2. sever ‘north’
Cz. půlnoc Blr. поўнач ‘midnight’
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Blr. проста
1. prostě ‘simple, simply’
2. přímo ‘straight on’
Cz. prostě Blr. проста ‘simple, simply’
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Blr. радзіма
Cz. vlast ‘motherland, home region’
Cz. rodina Blr. сям’я ‘family’
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Blr. рэч
Cz. věc ‘matter’
Cz. řeč Blr. мова ‘speech’
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Blr. славенскі
Cz. slovinský ‘Slovene’
Cz. slovenský Blr. славацкі ‘Slovak’
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Blr. сталіца
Cz. hlavní město ‘capital’
Cz. stolice Blr. крэсла ‘chair’
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Blr. чайка
Cz. racek ‘seagull’
Cz. čejka Blr. каня ‘peewit, lapwing’
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Blr. чэрвень
Cz. červen ‘June’
Cz. červenec Blr. ліпень ‘July’
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For additional information on false friends, see the On-line hypertext bibliography by Daniel Bunčić and Ryszard Lipczuk.

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