See also: DRT and ḏrt

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Czech drt (crushed material),[1] from Proto-Slavic *dьrati, from Proto-Indo-European *der-.[2] See also the verb drát.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

drť f

  1. disintegrated or crushed material, for example grit [since 15th c.]
    • 1869, Filip Stanislav Kodym, Úvod do hospodářství: hospodářská čítanka[1], Praha: Mikuláš & Knapp, page 8–9:
      Mezi tím co jemná mrť se tvořila, nezůstala ovšem ve spod skála na pokoji. Pukřila pomalu, rozpadajíc se v drobty a prach či jedním slovem, v drť.
      While fine soil was being created, the rock underneath did not stay still. It was decaying slowly, being disintegrated into crumbs and dust or, in one word, grit.

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "drtit" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2015, →ISBN, page 158.
  2. ^ "drát" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2015, →ISBN, page 156.

Further readingEdit

VerbEdit

drť

  1. second-person singular imperative of drtit