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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *koryto. Cognate with Upper Sorbian korto, Lower Sorbian kóryto, Polish koryto, Serbo-Croatian kòrito, Russian коры́то (korýto).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

koryto n

  1. trough (long, narrow container, open on top, for feeding or watering animals)
  2. channel (the physical confine of a river or slough, consisting of a bed and banks)

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Lower SorbianEdit

NounEdit

koryto n (diminutive korytko)

  1. Superseded spelling of kóryto.

DeclensionEdit


PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *koryto.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɔˈrɨ.tɔ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

koryto n

  1. trough (container for feeding animals)
  2. channel (confine of a river)
  3. (politics, figuratively, derogatory) the work-related benefits (money, housing, cars, influence, etc.) provided to government officials and elected politicians; suggests misuse for personal gain; cf. pork barrel

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • koryto in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • koryto in Polish dictionaries at PWN