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False Friends of the Slavist/Slovenian-Bosnian

Slovenščina — Bosanski jezik


Sln. čas
Bo. vrijeme ‘time’
Bo. čas Sln. ura ‘hour’
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Sln. dete
Bo. beba, mladunče, odojče ‘baby’
Bo. dijete Sln. otrok ‘child’
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Sln. dob
Bo. hrast, dub ‘oak tree’
Bo. dob Sln. starost ‘age’
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Sln. Dunaj
Bo. Beč ‘Vienna’
Bo. Dunaj Sln. Donava ‘Danube’
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Sln. grad
Bo. tvrđava, utvrđenje ‘fortress’
Bo. grad 1. mesto ‘town’
2. toča ‘hail’
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Sln. hlad
Bo. hlad ‘coolness’
Bo. hlad 1. hlad ‘coolness’
2. senca ‘shadow’
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Sln. igrati
1. igrati ‘to play (a game)’
2. glumiti ‘to play (theatre)’
3. svirati ‘to play (music)’
Bo. igrati 1. igrati ‘to play (a game)’
2. plesati, rajati ‘to dance’
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Sln. jagoda
1. jagoda ‘strawberry’
2. boba ‘berry’
Bo. jagoda Sln. jagoda ‘strawberry’
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Sln. koča
Bo. koliba ‘hut’
Bo. kuća Sln. hiša, dom ‘house’
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Sln. kovček
Bo. kovčeg ‘suitcase’
Bo. kovčeg 1. kovček ‘suitcase’
2. krsta, rakev ‘coffin’
3. skrinja ‘trunk, box, chest’
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Sln. leto
1. godina ‘year (in the sg.)’
2. godina (30 godina) ‘year (in the plural), e.g. 30 years’
Bo. ljeto Sln. poletje ‘summer’
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Sln. lice
1. lice ‘face’
2. obraz ‘cheek’
Bo. lice 1. lice ‘face’
2. oseba ‘person’
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Sln. listopad
1. listopad ‘falling of leaves’
2. studeni ‘November’
Bo. listopad Sln. listopad ‘falling of leaves’
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Sln. mož
1. muž ‘husband’
2. muškarac ‘man’
Bo. muž Sln. mož ‘husband’
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Sln. nagel
1. nagao ‘sudden’
2. nagao ‘vehement, hasty’
3. brz, hitar ‘fast, quick’
Bo. nagao 1. nagel ‘sudden’
2. nagel ‘vehement, hasty’
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Sln. nedelja
Bo. nedjelja ‘Sunday’
Bo. nedjelja 1. nedelja ‘Sunday’
2. teden ‘week’
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Sln. obraz
Bo. obraz ‘face’
Bo. obraz 1. obraz ‘face’
2. lice ‘cheek’
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Sln. pisec
Bo. pisar ‘scribe’
Bo. pisac Sln. pisatelj ‘writer’
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Sln. povest
Bo. priča, legenda ‘legend’
Bo. povijest Sln. zgodovina ‘history’
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Sln. reč
Bo. stvar ‘matter’
Bo. riječ Sln. beseda ‘word’
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Sln. sad
Bo. plod ‘fruit’
Bo. sad Sln. zdaj ‘now’
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Sln. slovo
Bo. oproštaj ‘leave-taking, farewell’
Bo. slovo Sln. črka ‘letter (of the alphabet)’
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Sln. sto
Bo. sto ‘a hundred’
Bo. sto 1. sto ‘a hundred’
2. miza ‘table’
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Sln. stol
Bo. stolica ‘chair’
Bo. sto Sln. miza ‘table’
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Sln. stolica
Bo. katedra ‘professorship’
Bo. stolica Sln. stol ‘chair’
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Sln. truden
Bo. trudan (arch.), umoran ‘tired’
Bo. trudan 1. truden ‘tired’
2. noseča, v drugem stanu ‘pregnant’
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Sln. več
Bo. više ‘more’
Bo. već Sln. že ‘already’
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Sln. vek
1. vijek ‘century’
2. doba, epoha ‘age, epoch’
Bo. vijek Sln. vek ‘century’
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Sln. vreme
Bo. vrijeme ‘weather’
Bo. vrijeme 1. vreme ‘weather’
2. čas, doba ‘time’
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Sln. zahod
1. zapad ‘west’
2. zalazak ‘sunset’
Bo. zahod Sln. stranišče ‘toilet’
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Sln. život
Bo. trbuh ‘belly, body’
Bo. život Sln. življenje ‘life’
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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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