socha

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CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old Czech *socha meant “mast, pillar, column” and was derived from Proto-Slavic *soxa ‎(crotch of a tree, trunk ending with a branch stub) with unsure origins.[1] The current Czech and Slovak meaning derives from the fact such pillars in homes were ornamented with wood carvings.[2]

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NounEdit

socha f

  1. statue
  2. sculpture (work of art)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ socha in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007
  2. ^ "socha" in Václav Machek, Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, second edition, Academia, 1968

External linksEdit

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

Lower SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *soxa, from Proto-Indo-European *sokh₂o-. Cognate with Upper Sorbian socha, Polish socha, Czech socha ‎(statue, sculpture), Serbo-Croatian soha, and Ukrainian соха ‎(soxa).

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NounEdit

socha f ‎(diminutive soška)

  1. crotch of a tree
  2. branched support pole

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PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *soxa, from Proto-Indo-European *sokh₂o-. Cognate with Upper Sorbian socha, Lower Sorbian socha, Czech socha ‎(statue, sculpture), Serbo-Croatian soha, and Russian соха ‎(soxa).

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socha f ‎(diminutive soszka)

  1. wooden plow

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SlovakEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

socha f ‎(genitive singular socha, nominative plural socha, declension pattern of žena)

  1. statue
  2. sculpture (work of art)

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Related termsEdit

External linksEdit

  • socha in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk
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