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EtymologyEdit

From Latin prasius, from Ancient Greek πράσιος (prásios, of a leek-green), from Ancient Greek πράσον (práson, leek).

NounEdit

prase (countable and uncountable, plural prases)

  1. (mineralogy) A variety of cryptocrystalline of a leek-green colour.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for prase in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *porsę, from Proto-Indo-European *pórḱos.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

prase n

  1. pig
  2. (offensive) person, who does disgusting things
    Ty jseš ale prase!
    You are such disgusting!

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Further readingEdit

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

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *porsę, from Proto-Indo-European *pórḱos.

NounEdit

prȃse n (Cyrillic spelling пра̑се)

  1. piglet

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SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *porsę, from Proto-Indo-European *pórḱos.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

prasè or práse n (genitive praséta, nominative plural praséta)

  1. piglet

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