See also: kuc, kuč, kuç, kú·c, and küç

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PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *kuti(to forge)[1], from Proto-Balto-Slavic *kouʔ-[1], from Proto-Indo-European *kowh₂-(to beat)[1].

Cognate with Czech kout[1], Bulgarian кова́(ková)[1], Russian кова́ть(kovátʹ)[1], Lithuanian káuti(to smite)[1][2], kovà(fight)[2], Latin cūdere[1][2] and Old High German houwan[1].

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

kuć impf

  1. to forge (to shape a metal)
  2. to shoe (to put horseshoes on a horse)
  3. (colloquial) to cram, to swot; to learn by rote

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, ISBN 978 90 04 15504 6, page 241-242. ISBN 978 90 04 15504 6
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Brückner, Aleksander (1927) Słownik etymologiczny języka polskiego [Etymological Dictionary of the Polish Language] (in Polish), Warsaw: Wiedza Powszechna, published 1985, page 279-280

External linksEdit

  • kuć in Polish dictionaries at PWN