šifra

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from German Chiffre, from French chiffre (digit, cipher) from Italian cifra (digit, cipher), originally from Arabic صفر (sifr, zero, empty, nothing).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

šifra f

  1. cipher (method for concealing the meaning of text)
  2. cipher (cryptographic system using an algorithm)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • šifrovat, dešifrovat
  • šifrovací, dešifrovací
  • šifrování, dešifrování

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ šifra in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2007
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