Bulgarian

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Etymology

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Ostensibly a diminutive form of боря (се) (borja (se), to wrestle/to struggle) +‎ -ичкам (-ičkam).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [boˈrit͡ʃkɐm]
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Verb

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бори́чкам (boríčkam) first-singular present indicativeimpf

  1. (transitive) to wrestle with playfully
  2. (reflexive) to wrestle playfully; often with с (s).
  3. (reflexive) to toil, to strive
  4. (reflexive) (of thoughts, feelings) to conflict, to disaccord
    В душата му се боричкаха всякакви тайни страхове.
    V dušata mu se boričkaha vsjakakvi tajni strahove.
    There conflicted all kinds of secret fears in his heart.

Conjugation

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References

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  • боричкам”, in Речник на българския език [Dictionary of the Bulgarian Language] (in Bulgarian), Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2014
  • боричкам”, in Речник на българския език [Dictionary of the Bulgarian Language] (in Bulgarian), Chitanka, 2010