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Czech edition of Wiktionary

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  • (abbreviation): Cz.

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From Polish Czech, from Czech Čech, ultimately a variation and contraction of Proto-Slavic *čelověkъ (human).

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Czech (not comparable)

  1. Of, from, or pertaining to the Czech Republic (Czechia), the Czech people, culture, or language.
    • 2012 June 28, Jamie Jackson, “Wimbledon 2012: Lukas Rosol shocked by miracle win over Rafael Nadal”, in the Guardian[1]:
      A big beast of the men's field was put through the mangle then dumped out of Wimbledon as Rafael Nadal fell at around 10.06pm to Lukas Rosol, a Czech debutant who will never forget this Thursday evening in south-west London.

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  • Burmese: ချက် (hkyak)

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Czech (countable and uncountable, plural Czechs)

  1. (countable) A person from the Czech Republic (Czechia) or of Czech descent.

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Czech

  1. (uncountable) A Slavic language primarily spoken in the Czech Republic.
  2. (nonstandard) The Czech Republic (Czechia).
    • 2008, George Stowers, Straight Up, No Sippin': Memoirs of Life and Work Onboard Mega Cruise Ships, →ISBN, page 325:
      She's from Czech, Croatia, or somewhere over there. The ill thing is that we always come together when we're drunk, but half way through our drunken talks, she always gets mad at something and leaves.
    • 2009, Jennifer Lees-Marshment, Political Marketing: Principles and Applications, Routledge, →ISBN, page 237:
      A whole array of companies and consultants are found travelling to Croatia or Czech or China, to extol the latest virtues of electioneering, perhaps via the UK Westminster Foundation for Democracy, []

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Borrowed from Czech Čech.

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Czech m pers (female equivalent Czeszka)

  1. Czech
  2. Bohemian

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Czech m pers

  1. a male surname

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Czech f (indeclinable)

  1. a female surname

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Czech pl

  1. genitive of Czechy

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  • Czech in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Czech in Polish dictionaries at PWN