крак

BulgarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *korkъ (limb, span), from Proto-Indo-European *kr(o)k-sko (arm), see also Lithuanian kárka (pig's foot), kirkãlis (shinbone).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

крак (krakm (diminutive краче́)

  1. leg
  2. foot
    Synonyms: нога́ (nogá), стъпа́ло (stǎpálo), ходи́ло (hodílo)
  3. paddle (a flat limb of an aquatic animal, adapted for swimming)

Usage notesEdit

Modern Bulgarian does not make specific distinction between leg and foot, however, originally крак (krak) was used for the movable part of the limb (that spans), while нога́ (nogá) (originally: claw), стъпа́ло (stǎpálo) (literary: stepping tool) or ходи́ло (hodílo) (literary: walking tool) are used for the static appendage (that supports).

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ReferencesEdit

  • крак in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • крак in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)

MacedonianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

крак (krakm

  1. edge (of a geometric shape)
  2. ray
  3. tentacle

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *korkъ. Cognate with Bulgarian крак (krak, leg, foot).

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NounEdit

кра̑к m (Latin spelling krȃk)

  1. limb (of a frog and certain animals such as octopus or crab)
  2. fork, branch (of a river, road, etc.)

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