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False Friends of the Slavist/Slovak-Croatian

Slovenčina — Hrvatski jezik

Hrvatsko-Slovački lažni prijatelji


Slk. doba
1. doba ‘time, era, period’
2. trajanje ‘time, duration’
Cr. doba Slk. doba ‘time, era, period’
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Slk. hodina
1. sat ‘hour’
2. vrijeme, sat ‘time, hour (poet.)’
Cr. godina Slk. rok ‘year’
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Slk. hora
1. gora ‘mountain’
2. šuma ‘forest’
Cr. gora Slk. hora ‘mountain’
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Slk. hrať
1. igrati ‘to play (a game)’
2. glumiti ‘to play (theatre)’
3. svirati ‘to play (music)’
Cr. igrati Slk. hrať ‘to play (a game)’
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Slk. jahoda
1. jagoda ‘strawberry’
Cr. jagoda Slk. jahoda ‘strawberry’
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Slk. kraj
1. kraj ‘edge’
2. kraj ‘region’
Cr. kraj 1. kraj ‘edge’
2. kraj ‘region’
3. koniec ‘end’
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Slk. leto
1. ljeto ‘summer’
2. godina (30 godina) ‘year (in the plural), e.g. 30 years’ (old-fashioned, not to find in the modern language)
Cr. ljeto Slk. leto ‘summer’
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Slk. list
1. list ‘sheet of paper’
2. list ‘leaf’
3. pismo ‘letter’
Cr. list 1. list ‘sheet of paper’
2. list ‘leaf’
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Slk. listopad
Cr. listopad ‘falling of leaves’
Cr. listopad 1. listopad ‘falling of leaves’
2. október ‘October’
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Slk. mrak
Cr. oblak ‘cloud’
Cr. mrak Slk. tma ‘darkness’
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Slk. muž
1. muž ‘husband’
2. muškarac ‘man’
Cr. muž Slk. muž ‘husband’
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Slk. napravo
Cr. desno ‘to the right’
Cr. pravo Slk. priamo ‘straight on’
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Slk. popolník
Cr. pepeljara ‘ash-tray’
Cr. Pepelnica Slk. Popolná streda ‘Ash Wednesday’
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Slk. povesť
1. glas, reputacija ‘fame, reputation’
2. priča, legenda ‘legend’
Cr. povijest Slk. dejiny ‘history’
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Slk. reč
Cr. govor ‘speech’
Cr. riječ Slk. slovo ‘word’
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Slk. rodina
Cr. porodica ‘family’
Cr. rodbina Slk. príbuznosť ‘relations’
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Slk. sad
Cr. vrt, bašta ‘garden’
Cr. sad Slk. teraz ‘now’
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Slk. slovenský
Cr. slovački ‘Slovak’
Cr. slovenski Slk. slovinský ‘Slovene’
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Slk. slovo
Cr. riječ ‘word’
Cr. slovo Slk. písmeno ‘letter (of the alphabet)’
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Slk. sto
Cr. sto ‘a hundred’
Cr. sto 1. sto ‘a hundred’
2. stôl ‘table’
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Slk. strana
1. strana ‘side’
2. strana ‘page’
3. stranka ‘political party’
Cr. strana 1. strana ‘side’
2. strana ‘page’
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Slk. vec
Cr. stvar ‘matter’
Cr. vješt Slk. šikovný ‘clever’
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Slk. vec
Cr. stvar ‘matter, thing’
Cr. već Slk. ‘already’
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Slk. vrah
Cr. ubojica ‘murderer’
Cr. vrag Slk. čert ‘devil, demon’
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Slk. žito
1. raž ‘rye’
2. pšenica ‘wheat’
Cr. žito Slk. obilie, zbožie ‘grain, cereals, (Br.) corn’
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Slk. zrak
Cr. vid ‘eyesight’
Cr. zrak Slk. 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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