Bulgarian edit

Etymology edit

From жва (žva, to chew, to munch) (dialectal) +‎ -кав (-kav).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɡɤfkɐf]
  • (file)

Adjective edit

гъ́вкав (gǎ́vkav) (abstract noun гъ́вкавост)

  1. flexible, bendable, supple, pliant, lithe, lissom, elastic, pliable, yielding, compliant
    Synonyms: гъвък (gǎvǎk), еластичен (elastičen), разтеглив (raztegliv)
  2. adaptable
    Synonym: приспособим (prisposobim)
  3. resourceful
    Synonym: съобразителен (sǎobrazitelen)

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References edit

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