False Friends of the Slavist/Slovenian-Croatian

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Slovenščina — Hrvatski jezik

Hrvatsko-Slovenski lažni prijatelji


Sln. dete
Cr. beba, mladunče, dojenče ‘baby’
Cr. dijete Sln. otrok ‘child’
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Sln. dob
Cr. hrast, dub ‘oak tree’
Cr. dob Sln. starost ‘age’
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Sln. Dunaj
Cr. Beč ‘Vienna’
Cr. Dunav Sln. Donava ‘Danube’
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Sln. grad
Cr. tvrđava, utvrđenje ‘fortress’
Cr. grad 1. mesto ‘town’
2. toča ‘hail’
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Sln. grah
Cr. grašak ‘peas’
Cr. grah Sln. fižol ‘beans’
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Sln. hlad
Cr. hlad ‘coolness’
Cr. hlad 1. hlad ‘coolness’
2. senca ‘shadow’
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Sln. igrati
1. igrati ‘to play (a game)’
2. glumiti ‘to play (theatre)’
3. svirati ‘to play (music)’
Cr. igrati Sln. igrati ‘to play (a game)’
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Sln. jagoda
1. jagoda ‘strawberry’
2. boba ‘berry’
Cr. jagoda Sln. jagoda ‘strawberry’
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Sln. koča
Cr. koliba ‘hut’
Cr. kuća Sln. hiša, dom ‘house’
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Sln. konec
1. konac, kraj ‘end’
2. kraj ‘region’
Cr. konac 1. nit ‘thread’
2. konec ‘end’
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Sln. kovček
Cr. kovčeg ‘suitcase’
Cr. kovčeg 1. kovček ‘suitcase’
2. skrinja ‘trunk, box, chest’
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Sln. kraj
Cr. mjesto ‘ihnabited place, locality’
Cr. kraj Sln. konec ‘end, region’
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Sln. leto
1. godina ‘year (in the sg.)’
2. godina (30 godina) ‘year (in the plural), e.g. 30 years’
Cr. ljeto Sln. poletje ‘summer’
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Sln. lice
1. lice ‘face’
2. obraz ‘cheek’
Cr. lice Sln. lice ‘face’
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Sln. listopad (archaic)
Cr. studeni ‘November’
Cr. listopad 1. odpad(anje) listja ‘falling of leaves’
2. oktober ‘October’
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Sln. mesto
1. mjesto ‘place’ (in geometrical sense)
2. grad ‘town, city’
Cr. mjesto 1. mesto ‘place’ (in geometrical sense)
2. kraj ‘ihnabited place, locality’
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Sln. moč
1. moć ‘mightness’
2. snaga ‘strength’
Cr. moć Sln. moč ‘mightness’
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Sln. mož
1. muž ‘husband’
2. muškarac ‘man’
Cr. muž Sln. mož ‘husband’
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Sln. nagel
1. nagao ‘sudden’
2. nagao ‘vehement, hasty’
3. brz, hitar ‘fast, quick’
Cr. nagao 1. nagel ‘sudden’
2. nagel ‘vehement, hasty’
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Sln. obraz
Cr. obraz ‘face’
Cr. obraz 1. obraz ‘face’
2. lice ‘cheek’
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Sln. pisec
Cr. pisar ‘scribe’
Cr. pisac Sln. pisatelj ‘writer’
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Sln. povest
Cr. priča, legenda ‘legend’
Cr. povijest Sln. zgodovina ‘history’
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Sln. reč
Cr. stvar ‘matter’
Cr. riječ Sln. beseda ‘word’
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Sln. sad
Cr. plod ‘fruit’
Cr. sad Sln. zdaj ‘now’
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Sln. slovo
Cr. oproštaj ‘leave-taking, farewell’
Cr. slovo Sln. črka ‘letter (of the alphabet)’
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Sln. snaga
Cr. čistoća ‘cleanliness’
Cr. snaga Sln. moč ‘strength’
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Sln. srpen (mali, veliki)
1. srpanj ‘July’
2. kolovoz ‘August’
Cr. srpanj Sln. mali srpen ‘July’
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Sln. sto
Cr. sto ‘a hundred’
Cr. sto 1. sto ‘a hundred’
2. miza ‘table’
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Sln. stol
Cr. stolica ‘chair’
Cr. stol Sln. miza ‘table’
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Sln. stolica
Cr. katedra ‘professorship’
Cr. stolica Sln. stol ‘chair’
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Sln. traven (mali, veliki)
1. travanj ‘April’
2. svibanj ‘May’
Cr. travanj Sln. mali traven ‘April’
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Sln. truden
Cr. trudan (arch.), umoran ‘tired’
Cr. trudan 1. truden ‘tired’
2. noseč(a) ‘pregnant’
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Sln. več
Cr. više ‘more’
Cr. već Sln. že ‘already’
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Sln. vek
1. vijek, doba, epoha ‘age, epoch’
2. vijek ‘lifespan’
Cr. vijek 1. vek ‘age, epoch’
2. vek ‘lifespan’
3. stoletje ‘century’
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Sln. vreme
Cr. vrijeme ‘weather’
Cr. vrijeme 1. vreme ‘weather’
2. čas, doba ‘time’
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Sln. zahod
1. zapad ‘west’
2. zalazak ‘sunset’
Cr. zahod Sln. stranišče ‘toilet’
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Sln. život
Cr. trbuh ‘belly, body’
Cr. život Sln. življenje ‘life’
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For additional information on false friends, see the On-line hypertext bibliography by Daniel Bunčić and Ryszard Lipczuk.

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