The English Language

Borrowed Words From
Czech

5 Words Listed


Czech Language Notes

Czech is an Indo-European language spoken in the Czech Republic.

There are several military terms from this language.


WordMeaningNotes
howitzer catapult  
pistol   A small gun.
polka   A dance.
robot forced labour  
Semtex   An explosive named after its place of origin, Semtin.

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