pakáž

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from German Bagage, from French bagage (baggage).[1] In German, the pejorative meaning was derived from supporting units in the military providing the transport of luggage and supplies (which were accompanied by sutlers and prostitutes).[2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pakáž f

  1. (derogatory) mob, rabble, lot

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • sebranka
  • sběř
  • chátra

Related termsEdit

  • bagáž

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ pakáž in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2007
  2. ^ pakáž in Václav Machek, Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, second edition, Academia, 1968
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