Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *tęžьkъ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /těːʒak/
  • Hyphenation: te‧žak

AdjectiveEdit

téžak (definite tȇškī, comparative tȅžī, Cyrillic spelling те́жак)

  1. heavy, weighty
    Antonym: lȁgan
  2. difficult (of a job)
    Antonym: lȁgan
  3. unpleasant (of air)
  4. complex, difficult to understand (of a topic or subject)
DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Derived by nominalization from the first etymology, originally denoting a person doing difficult tasks.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /těʒaːk/
  • Hyphenation: te‧žak

NounEdit

tèžāk m (Cyrillic spelling тѐжа̄к)

  1. farmer, agriculturalist
  2. day laborer
DeclensionEdit