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See also: bely and bėly

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Lower SorbianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bělъ, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰēlHs (white surface or stain).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

běły (comparative bělšy, superlative nejbělšy)

  1. white
  2. clean, pure
    běłe zgłoa clean shirt
    běłe rubišćoa clean tablecloth

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • běły in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • běły in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Upper SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bělъ.

AdjectiveEdit

běły

  1. white

DeclensionEdit