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False Friends of the Slavist/Czech-Bosnian

Čeština — Bosanski jezik


Cz. brzy
Bo. skoro ‘soon (adv.)’
Bo. brz Cz. rychlý ‘quick, fast (adj.)’
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Cz. čas
Bo. vrijeme ‘time’
Bo. čas Cz. hodina ‘hour’
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Cz. doba
1. doba ‘time, era, period’
2. trajanje ‘time, duration’
Bo. doba Cz. doba ‘time, era, period’
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Cz. hodina
1. sat ‘hour’
2. vrijeme, sat ‘time, hour (poet.)’
Bo. godina Cz. rok ‘year’
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Cz. hrad
Bo. tvrđava, utvrđenje ‘fortress’
Bo. grad 1. město ‘town’
2. krupobití ‘hail’
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Cz. hrát
1. igrati ‘to play (a game)’
2. glumiti ‘to play (theatre)’
3. svirati ‘to play (music)’
Bo. igrati 1. hrát ‘to play (a game)’
2. tančit, tancovat ‘to dance’
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Cz. jahoda
1. jagoda ‘strawberry’
2. boba ‘berry’
Bo. jagoda Cz. jahoda ‘strawberry’
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Cz. kněz
Bo. svećenik ‘priest’
Bo. knez Cz. kníže ‘prince, duke’
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Cz. kraj
1. kraj ‘edge’
2. kraj ‘region’
Bo. kraj 1. kraj ‘edge’
2. kraj ‘region’
3. konec ‘end’
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Cz. léto
1. ljeto ‘summer’
2. godina (30 godina) ‘year (in the plural), e.g. 30 years’
Bo. ljeto Cz. léto ‘summer’
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Cz. listopad
1. listopad ‘falling of leaves’
2. studeni ‘November’
Bo. listopad Cz. listopad ‘falling of leaves’
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Cz. meč
Bo. mač ‘sword’
Bo. meč Cz. zápas, utkání ‘match, game’
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Cz. mír
1. mir ‘peace’
2. mir ‘quiet, stillness’
3. seoska opštinahist. municipality, parish, commune’
Bo. mir 1. mír ‘peace’
2. mír ‘quiet, stillness’
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Cz. mrak
Bo. oblak ‘cloud’
Bo. mrak Cz. tma ‘darkness’
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Cz. muž
1. muž ‘husband’
2. muškarac ‘man’
Bo. muž Cz. muž ‘husband’
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Cz. náhlý
Bo. nagao ‘sudden’
Bo. nagao 1. náhlý ‘sudden’
2. prudký, kvapný ‘vehement, hasty’
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Cz. napravo
Bo. desno ‘to the right’
Bo. pravo Cz. přímo ‘straight on’
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Cz. paměť
1. pamćenje ‘memory’
2. memorija ‘computer memory’
Bo. pamet Cz. rozum ‘reason, intellect’
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Cz. písmo
Bo. pismo ‘font, handwriting’
Bo. pismo 1. písmo ‘font, handwriting’
2. dopis ‘letter’
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Cz. pověst
1. glas, reputacija ‘fame, reputation’
2. priča, legenda ‘legend’
Bo. povijest Cz. dějiny ‘history’
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Cz. řeč
Bo. govor ‘speech’
Bo. riječ Cz. slovo ‘word’
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Cz. rodina
Bo. porodica ‘family’
Bo. rodbina Cz. příbuzenstvo ‘relations’
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Cz. rok
Bo. godina ‘year’
Bo. rok Cz. termín, doba, lhůta ‘fixed time, set term, deadline’
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Cz. sad
Bo. vrt, bašta ‘garden’
Bo. sad Cz. teď ‘now’
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Cz. slovenský
Bo. slovački ‘Slovak’
Bo. slovenski Cz. slovinský ‘Slovene’
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Cz. slovo
Bo. riječ ‘word’
Bo. slovo Cz. písmeno ‘letter (of the alphabet)’
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Cz. sto
Bo. sto ‘a hundred’
Bo. sto 1. sto ‘a hundred’
2. stůl ‘table’
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Cz. strana
1. strana ‘side’
2. strana ‘page’
3. partija, stranka ‘political party’
Bo. strana 1. strana ‘side’
2. strana ‘page’
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Cz. štuka
Bo. štukatura ‘stucco’
Bo. štuka Cz. štika ‘pike’
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Cz. svět
Bo. svijet ‘world’
Bo. svjet Cz. rada ‘council’
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Cz. tykev
Bo. dinja ‘sweet melon’
Bo. tikva Cz. dýně ‘pumpkin’
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Cz. věc
Bo. stvar ‘matter’
Bo. vješt Cz. šikovný ‘clever’
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Cz. věc
Bo. stvar ‘matter, thing’
Bo. već Cz. už, již ‘already’
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Cz. věk
1. vijek ‘century’
2. dob ‘age (of a person)’
3. doba, epoha ‘age, epoch’
Bo. vijek Cz. věk ‘century’
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Cz. vrah
Bo. ubojica ‘murderer’
Bo. vrag Cz. čert ‘devil, demon’
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Cz. závod
1. utakmica ‘contest’
2. tvornica ‘factory, works’
Bo. zavod Cz. institut, ústav ‘institute’
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Cz. žito
Bo. raž ‘rye’
Bo. žito Cz. obilí ‘grain, cereals, (Br.) corn’
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Cz. zrak
Bo. vid ‘eyesight’
Bo. zrak Cz. vzduch ‘air’
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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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