kravata

CzechEdit

 
kravaty

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Krawatte, from French cravate, from Serbo-Croatian Hr̀vāt (Croat). Named after a tied neckerchief worn by Croatian soldiers in the 17th century.[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kravata f

  1. tie, necktie
  2. (martial arts) chokehold, headlock

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ReferencesEdit

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

Further readingEdit

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

Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

kravàta f (Cyrillic spelling крава̀та)

  1. tie

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SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Krawatte, from French cravate, from Serbo-Croatian Hr̀vāt (Croat).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kravata f (genitive singular kravaty, nominative plural kravaty, genitive plural kravát, declension pattern of žena)

  1. necktie

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • kravata in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk