Czech edit

Etymology edit

From do- +‎ brát (to take), which comes from Proto-Slavic *bъrati, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer- (carry).[1]

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈdobrat]
  • Hyphenation: dob‧rat

Verb edit

dobrat pf (imperfective dobírat)

  1. (transitive) to use up
  2. (transitive) to finish taking
  3. (reflexive with se) to find out, to ascertain
  4. (reflexive with se) to arrive

Conjugation edit

Antonyms edit

  • (antonym(s) of use up, finish taking, arrive): odebrat

Related terms edit

References edit

  1. ^ Rejzek, Jiří (2015) “brát”, in Český etymologický slovník [Czech Etymological Dictionary] (in Czech), 3rd (revised and expanded) edition, Praha: LEDA, →ISBN, page 96

Further reading edit

  • dobrati in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • dobrati in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • dobrat in Internetová jazyková příručka