See also: serb, șerb, serb., and Serb.

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Serbo-Croatian Srbi, from Proto-Slavic *sьrbъ (ally, Serb, Sorb), from Proto-Indo-European *ser- (to protect, watch over); akin to Latin servo (I guard, I protect), Old English searu (weapons, armor), Lithuanian sárgas (watchman), Ancient Greek ἥρως (hḗrōs, hero), Avestan 𐬵𐬀𐬭𐬀𐬌𐬙𐬌(haraiti), 𐬵𐬀𐬎𐬭𐬎𐬎𐬀𐬌𐬙𐬌(hauruuaiti, to guard).[1] Doublet of Sorb.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Serb (plural Serbs)

  1. A person of Serb descent (not necessarily from Serbia). (Compare Serbian.)

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AdjectiveEdit

Serb (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the Serbs; Serbian.

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Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mallory, J. P.; Adams, D. Q., editors (1997) , “Protect”, in Encyclopedia of Indo-European culture, London, Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, page 458

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Lower SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *sьrbъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Serb m (feminine equivalent Serbowka)

  1. Sorb
  2. Serb

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

(Sorb):

(Serb):


LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Serbo-Croatian Srb, from Proto-Slavic *sьrbъ.

NounEdit

Serb m (plural Serben, feminine Serbin)

  1. Serb

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ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Serbo-Croatian Србија (Srbija)

Proper nounEdit

Yn Serb m

  1. Serbia

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Serb Herb
after "yn", Terb
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Serbo-Croatian Srb, from Proto-Slavic *sьrbъ (ally).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sɛrp/
  • (file)

NounEdit

Serb m pers (feminine Serbka)

  1. Serb (person)

DeclensionEdit

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Further readingEdit

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

VilamovianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Serbo-Croatian Srbi, from Proto-Slavic *sьrbъ (ally, Serb, Sorb).

NounEdit

Serb m

  1. Serb (person)