Czech

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old Czech lúskati, luskati. Related to luštit.

Pronunciation

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Verb

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louskat pf (imperfective lousknout or rozlousknout)

  1. to crack, to shell
    Louskal ořechy svými zuby.
    He was cracking nuts with his teeth.
  2. to snap [fingers]
    Synonym: luskat
    Louskal svými prsty.
    He was snapping his fingers.
  3. to try to plough through

Conjugation

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Further reading

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