See also: -ucho and ùchò

Caló edit

Etymology edit

Perhaps ultimately from Sanskrit अवश्या (avaśyā, dew)

Noun edit

ucho m

  1. dew

Czech edit

 
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Etymology edit

Inherited from Old Czech ucho, from Proto-Slavic *uxo, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *aušis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ṓws.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈuxo]
  • (file)

Noun edit

ucho n

  1. ear (of a human, animal, puppet, humanoid robot, etc.)
    V uších se třpytily briliantové náušnice.Brilliant earrings glittered at her ears.
    být jedno ucho.to be all ears.

Usage notes edit

  • The irregular plural forms originated as the dual in Old Czech, while the regular plural forms below were the Old Czech plural. But the plurals are now simply split by meaning, no matter how many objects are being talked about.

Declension edit

Noun edit

ucho n

  1. anything resembling an ear:
    1. handle (of a pot, jug, garbage can, shopping bag, trophy, etc.)
    2. eye (of a needle)
    3. ear flap (on a hat)
    4. (glassblowing) protrusion at the edge of a plate of glass
    5. used in folk names of various plants, e.g.:
      babí uchogreater plaintain (Plantago major) (literally, “granny's ear”)
      volské uchogreater plaintain (Plantago major) (literally, “ox's ear”)
      babské uchocommon sage (Salvia officinalis) (literally, “granny's ear”)
      lví uchoLeonotis nepetifolia (literally, “lion's ear”)
      sloní uchoHaemanthus albiflos (literally, “elephant's ear”)
      mořské uchoHaliotis tuberculata (literally, “sea ear”)
  2. (military slang) new recruit, rookie, green recruit
  3. (derogatory) oaf (clumsy person)

Declension edit

Related terms edit

Further reading edit

  • ucho in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • ucho in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • ucho in Internetová jazyková příručka

Macanese edit

Etymology edit

Probably onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ucho

  1. kiss
    Synonym: bêzo
    Já vêm co unga ucho
    He came offering a kiss
    Atúto qui boniteza, ja dâ unga ucho pa su mai
    Atúto is so sweet, he kissed his mother
    (literally, “Atúto is so sweet, he gave a kiss to his mother”)

Usage notes edit

  • Appears to be more common than bêzo.

References edit

Old Czech edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *uxo, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ous-.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ucho n

  1. ear

Declension edit

Descendants edit

  • Czech: ucho

Further reading edit

Old Polish edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *uxo, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ous-.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): (10th–15th CE) /uxɔ/
  • IPA(key): (15th CE) /uxɔ/

Noun edit

ucho n

  1. ear

Declension edit

Descendants edit

References edit

Polish edit

 
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Etymology edit

Inherited from Old Polish ucho, from Proto-Slavic *ȗxo, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *auś-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ṓws (ear), from *h₂ew- (to see).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ucho n (diminutive uszko, augmentative uszysko)

  1. ear (body part)
  2. (colloquial) snitch, informant

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

adjective
particle
verbs

Noun edit

ucho n (diminutive uszko, augmentative uszysko)

  1. handle (of a basket, kettle etc.)
  2. eye (hole in needle)
  3. earflap

Declension edit

Further reading edit

  • ucho in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • ucho in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romani edit

Etymology edit

From Sanskrit उच्च (uchcha, high, elevated).

Adjective edit

ucho (feminine uchi, plural uche)

  1. high

Slovak edit

 
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Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *uxo, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ous-.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ucho n (genitive singular ucha, nominative plural uši, uchá, genitive plural uší, úch, declension pattern of mesto)

  1. ear
  2. handle (of a basket, kettle etc.)
  3. eye (the part of a needle)

Declension edit

#1 #2, #3

Further reading edit

  • ucho”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024