купус

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Kappus (cabbage), with the first -у- coming by merger with another word with the same meaning. Compare dialectal Serbo-Croatian капуц, капус (from Venetian capuzzo), and also Old Serbo-Croatian (Kajkavian) kupust (ultimately from Latin composita (mixed).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kǔpus/
  • Hyphenation: ку‧пус

NounEdit

ку̀пус m (Latin spelling kùpus)

  1. cabbage

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • купус” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • Alemko Gluhak (1993), Hrvatski etimološki rječnik, August Cesarec: Zagreb, page 360
Last modified on 18 February 2014, at 12:12