Re: Slavic hares (zoo.) et al
- Between 1683-1718, Croatia (from Rijeka to beyond Zagreb), Royal Hungary (f=
rom Drava River in Croatia to beyond Bratislava (Sk) Pozsony (H) to eastern =
Slovakia beyond Kos^ice (Sk) Kassa (H) were one contiguous territory.
In 1683 the Ottoman Turks retreated from Vienna and the Habsburgs
pressed forward and acquired most of old Hungary , the rest of Croatia,and=
most of Slavonia.
In 1716 the Ottomans invaded Hungary-Croatia but were annihilated.
In Upper-Hungary (Slovakia) Maly' Sulín (Sk) Szulin (H) was established in =
It was part of the property of his lordship Plavec^ * and his own
Croatian nobility, who had also established the neighboring village of Vel'=
ké Sulín (Sk) at the end of the 16th century.
Towns of Plavnica and Plavec^ were also part of the property of the
* Plavnica, Plavec^ and nearby Plavec^ castle (Plavec^sky' hrad)
In 1983, before the breakup of former Yugoslavia in 1990s there were
80,000 Slovaks living in Jugoslavija.
The six republics that formed the former Yugoslavia were : Bosnia
and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Slovenia, and Serbia.
As I wrote am not a linguist but do make word comparisions in various
English Slovak Czech Polish Slovene Croatian
hare zajac zajíc zajac zajec zec
rabbit zajac zajíc zajac zajec zec
krá'lik králík krolik kúnec kunic'
duck kac^ica kachna kaczka ráca patka
chicken kurc^a kurcze kuretina kokos^
hen sliepka slepice kura kura kvoc^ka
goose hus husa ges' gos guska
hare pron. zayats
rabbit pron. zayats
duck pron. utka
chicken pron. kureetsa
hen pron. kureetsa
goose pron. gus