See also: kråj, крај, and край

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *krajь.

PronunciationEdit

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkraj/

NounEdit

kraj m

  1. region

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit


Lower SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably borrowed from Upper Sorbian kraj, from Proto-Slavic *krajь. Doublet of kšaj, which was inherited.

NounEdit

kraj m

  1. region, land
    Synonym: kšaj

ReferencesEdit


PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *krajь.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kraj m inan

  1. country
  2. land
  3. border of something

DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

kraj

  1. second-person singular imperative of krajać

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

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

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *krajь.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

krȃj m (Cyrillic spelling кра̑ј)

  1. end, ending
  2. rim, edge, verge
  3. region, area
  4. landscape, scenery
  5. (archaic) land, shore
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Slavic *krajь.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

krȁj (Cyrillic spelling кра̏ј) (+ genitive case)

  1. near, next to, beside (= pȍred, pȍkraj, )
    Dođi, s(j)edni kraj mene.Come, sit next to me.
  2. past, by (= pȍred, pȍkraj)
    Metak je proletio točno kraj mene.The bullet flew right by me.
  3. (proscribed) in spite of, despite (= ȕprkos/ȕsprkos, pȍred)
    I kraj svega toga, preživio sam.And despite all of it, I survived.

SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *krajь.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kraj m (genitive singular kraja, nominative plural kraje, genitive plural krajov, declension pattern of stroj)

  1. edge
  2. end
  3. region

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • kraj in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *krajь.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

krȁj m inan

  1. place (location, position)
  2. town, village or place
    Iz katerega kraja si ravnokar prišel?What place have you just come from?
  3. end or beginning

InflectionEdit

Masculine inan., soft o-stem
nom. sing. kràj
gen. sing. krája
singular dual plural
nominative kràj krája kráji
accusative kràj krája kráje
genitive krája krájev krájev
dative kráju krájema krájem
locative kráju krájih krájih
instrumental krájem krájema kráji

Further readingEdit

  • kraj”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Upper SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *krajь.

NounEdit

kraj m

  1. country, land

DescendantsEdit

  • Lower Sorbian: kraj