къща

BulgarianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *kǫťa. Compare dialectal Bulgarian кът (kǎt, seating area around a fireplace). Cognates include Serbo-Croatian ку̏ћа/kȕća, Russian ку́ща (kúšča, tent).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

къ́ща (kǎ́štaf

  1. house
  2. home
    Ра́ботя от къ́щи.
    Rábotja ot kǎ́šti.
    I am working from home.
  3. household, family

Usage notesEdit

Modern Bulgarian has preserved the locative form къщи in combination with prepositions, even though it has lost most of its grammatical cases elsewhere:

DeclensionEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  • къща in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • къща in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)
  • Georgiev Vl. I., editor (1986) , “къща”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 3, Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, page 239