CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *žьlvъ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰel-. Cognate with Upper Sorbian žołwja, Lower Sorbian žołw, Polish żółw, Serbo-Croatian žȇlvā and Slovene žélva.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

želva f

  1. turtle, tortoise, terrapin
  2. (colloquial) old woman (often in sexual context)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

 
Želva

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *žьlvъ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰel-. Cognate with Upper Sorbian žołwja, Lower Sorbian žołw, Polish żółw, Czech želva and Slovene žélva.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʒêːlʋaː/
  • Hyphenation: žel‧va

NounEdit

žȇlvā f (Cyrillic spelling же̑лва̄)

  1. sea turtle

DeclensionEdit


SloveneEdit

 
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Želva

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *žьlvъ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰel-. Cognate with Upper Sorbian žołwja, Lower Sorbian žołw, Polish żółw, Czech želva and Serbo-Croatian žȇlvā.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

žẹ́lva f

  1. turtle, tortoise

InflectionEdit

Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. žélva
gen. sing. žélve
singular dual plural
nominative žélva žélvi žélve
accusative žélvo žélvi žélve
genitive žélve žélv žélv
dative žélvi žélvama žélvam
locative žélvi žélvah žélvah
instrumental žélvo žélvama žélvami

Further readingEdit

  • želva”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran