králík

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EtymologyEdit

Diminutive of král (king) (as král +‎ -ík), formed as a calque of Middle High German küniclīn, understood by folk etymology to be a diminutive of künic (king), despite being in fact derived from Latin cunīculus (rabbit) with uncertain origin.[1][2]

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NounEdit

králík m anim

  1. rabbit
  2. rabbit fur
  3. Diminutive of král

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "králík" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007
  2. ^ Machek, Václav (1968) Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, 2nd edition, Prague: Academia

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