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False Friends of the Slavist/Czech-Macedonian

Čeština — Македонски


Cz. čas
Mk. време ‘time’
Mk. час Cz. hodina ‘hour’
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Cz. hodina
1. час ‘hour’
2. време, час ‘time, hour (poet.)’
Mk. година Cz. rok ‘year’
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Cz. hrát
1. игра ‘to play (a game)’
2. игра ‘to play (theatre)’
3. свири ‘to play (music)’
Mk. игра 1. hrát ‘to play (a game)’
2. hrát ‘to play (theatre)’
3. tančit, tancovat ‘to dance’
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Cz. jahoda
1. јагода ‘strawberry’
2. зрно ‘berry’
Mk. јагода Cz. jahoda ‘strawberry’
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Cz. kraj
1. крај ‘region’
2. раб, ивица ‘edge’
Mk. крај 1. kraj ‘region’
2. konec ‘end’
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Cz. léto
1. лето ‘summer’
2. година (30 години) ‘year (in the plural), e.g. 30 years’
Mk. лето Cz. léto ‘summer’
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Cz. listopad
1. листопад ‘falling of leaves’
2. ноември ‘November’
Mk. листопад Cz. listopad ‘falling of leaves’
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Cz. masa
Mk. маса ‘mass’
Mk. маса 1. masa ‘mass’
2. stůl ‘table’
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Cz. matka
1. мајка ‘mother’
2. мутер, заврток ‘nut (to screw on a bolt)’
Mk. матка Cz. děloha ‘womb, uterus’
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Cz. meč
Mk. меч ‘sword’
Mk. меч 1. meč ‘sword’
2. zápas, utkání ‘match, game’
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Cz. náhlý
Mk. одненадеж, наеднаш ‘sudden’
Mk. нагло Cz. prudký, kvapný ‘vehement, hasty’
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Cz. napravo
Mk. (на) десно ‘to the right’
Mk. (на)право Cz. přímo ‘straight on’
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Cz. plot
Mk. плот ‘fence’
Mk. плот 1. plot ‘fence’
2. tělo ‘body, flesh’
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Cz. pokoj
1. покој ‘quiet’
2. соба ‘room’
Mk. покој Cz. pokoj ‘quiet’
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Cz. pověst
1. глас ‘fame, reputation’
2. приказна, предание ‘legend’
Mk. повест Cz. krátký román ‘novelette’
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Cz. rodina
Mk. семејство ‘family’
Mk. родбина Cz. příbuzenstvo ‘relations’
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Cz. rok
Mk. година ‘year’
Mk. рок Cz. termín, doba, lhůta ‘fixed time, set term, deadline’
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Cz. slovenský
Mk. словачки ‘Slovak’
Mk. словенски Cz. slovanský ‘Slavonic’
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Cz. strana
1. страна ‘side’
2. страна ‘page’
3. партија ‘political party’
Mk. страна 1. strana ‘side’
2. strana ‘page’
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Cz. stůl
Mk. маса ‘table’
Mk. стол Cz. židle, stolice ‘chair’
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Cz. tykev
Mk. диња ‘sweet melon’
Mk. тиква Cz. dýně ‘pumpkin’
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Cz. věc
Mk. работа ‘matter’
Mk. вешт Cz. šikovný ‘clever’
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Cz. věk
1. век ‘age, epoch’
2. век ‘century’
3. возраст ‘age (of a person)’
Mk. век 1. věk ‘age, epoch’
2. věk ‘century’
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Cz. vrah
Mk. убиец ‘murderer’
Mk. враг 1. nepřítel ‘enemy’
2. čert ‘devil, demon’
3. chytrák ‘slyboots, smartie’
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Cz. záchod
Mk. клозет, нужник ‘toilet’
Mk. заод Cz. západ ‘sunset’
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Cz. zapomenout
Mk. заборава ‘to forget’
Mk. запомни Cz. pamatovat si ‘to memorize’
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Cz. závod
1. завод ‘factory, works’
2. натпреварување ‘contest’
Mk. завод 1. závod ‘factory, works’
2. institut, ústav ‘institute’
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Cz. zrak
Mk. вид ‘eyesight’
Mk. зрак Cz. paprsek ‘ray, beam’
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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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