The Alternative Czech Dictionary: bedna

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Entry definition

bedna etymology Panslavic, from Proto-Slavic *bъdьńa 〈*bʺdʹńa〉, a Borrowing from Proto-Germanic *budin- from Malayalam butina (vl *budina) from Ancient Greek πυτίνη 〈pytínē〉,{{R:Rejzek 2007}}{{R:Machek 1968}} ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeHw-. Cognate with Slovak debna, German Bütte. pronunciation
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  • /ˈbɛdna/
noun: {{cs-noun}}
  1. box, crate container
  2. (informal) television

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