See also: Serb, șerb, serb., and Serb.

AzerbaijaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Serbo-Croatian Srb, from Proto-Slavic *sьrbъ.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

serb (definite accusative serbi, plural serblər)

  1. Serb (person)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Celtic *swerwos, from Proto-Indo-European *swer- (ache). Cognate with Welsh chwerw.

AdjectiveEdit

serb

  1. (of flavour) bitter
  2. (in abstract sense) bitter, hurtful, grievous, disagreeable
  3. (of sounds) harsh, discordant
InflectionEdit
o/ā-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative serb serb serb
Vocative seirb*
serb**
Accusative serb seirb
Genitive seirb seirbe seirb
Dative serb seirb serb
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative seirb serba
Vocative serbu
serba
Accusative serbu
serba
Genitive serb
Dative serbaib
Notes *modifying a noun whose vocative is different from its nominative

**modifying a noun whose vocative is identical to its nominative
† not when substantivized

DescendantsEdit
  • Irish: searbh
  • Scottish Gaelic: searbh

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Celtic *serwā, from Proto-Indo-European *ser- (booty); related to Latin servus (slave).[1]

NounEdit

serb f

  1. theft
InflectionEdit
Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative serbL
Vocative serbL
Accusative seirbN
Genitive seirbeH
Dative seirbL
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ranko Matasović (2009), “serw{{subst:chars|a_}}”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, pages 331

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from Latin servus.

NounEdit

serb m

  1. (hapax) slave

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
serb ṡerb unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Serbo-Croatian Srb, from Proto-Slavic *sьrbъ.

NounEdit

serb c

  1. Serb, Serbian

DeclensionEdit

Declension of serb 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative serb serben serber serberna
Genitive serbs serbens serbers serbernas

Related termsEdit


UzbekEdit

NounEdit

serb (plural serblar)

  1. Serb

Derived termsEdit