kšuška

Lower SorbianEdit

 
kšušce

EtymologyEdit

kšuša +‎ -ka, kšuša being a now archaic word for ‘pear’, from Proto-Slavic *kruša; cognate with Upper Sorbian krušwa and Serbo-Croatian krȕška.

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NounEdit

kšuška f

  1. pear (fruit)
  2. pear tree (tree of genus Pyrus)

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Further readingEdit

  • Muka, Arnošt (1921, 1928), “kšuška”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • Starosta, Manfred (1999), “kšuška”, in Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch (in German), Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag