See also: kec., keç, kêç, kèc, kẹc, and көс

AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Either from Ottoman Turkish كچی(keçi, goat), or diminutive with hypocoristic suffix -ç ~ -c of regular kedh (see there for further etymology).

NounEdit

kec m (indefinite plural kecër or keca, definite singular keci, definite plural kecërit or kecat)

  1. goat kid less than a year old

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CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

Deverbal of kecat.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kec m inan

  1. piffle, rubbish, nonsense
    Nevěř těm zprávám, jsou to kecy.Don't believe the news, it's rubbish.

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • kec in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • kec in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hungarian kétszem (deuce, ace in German playing cards), the ace in French playing cards being egyszem.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kȇc m (Cyrillic spelling ке̑ц)

  1. (regional, chiefly Serbia and Bosnia) ace

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

Playing cards in Serbo-Croatian · igraće karte (layout · text)
             
as, kec dvojka, dvica trojka, trica četvorka, četvrtica petica šestica sedmica
             
osmica devetka, devetica desetka, desetica dečko, pub, žandar, fant kraljica, dama kralj džoker