All Slavic languages: skin and bones

Discussion in 'Other Slavic Languages' started by Encolpius, Nov 19, 2012.

  1. Encolpius

    Encolpius Senior Member

    Prague
    Hungarian
    What do you call a very thin person?

    Czech: kost a kůže [bone+skin]
    Russian: кожа да кости [skin+bone]

    Thanks
     
  2. Azori

    Azori Senior Member

    Slovak:

    kosť a koža
     
  3. marco_2 Senior Member

    Poland
    Polish
    Polish: skóra i kości (skin & bones)
     
    Last edited: Nov 20, 2012
  4. iobyo Senior Member

    Bitola, Macedonia
    Macedonian
    Macedonian: коска и кожа ("bone and skin").
     
  5. Duya Senior Member

    Not in WR world
    Whatever
    BCS: Kost i koža
     
  6. TriglavNationalPark

    TriglavNationalPark Senior Member

    Chicago, IL, U.S.A.
    Slovenian (a.k.a. Slovene)
    Slovenian: kost in koža
     
  7. Selyd Senior Member

    ucraniano
    Ukrainian: самі кістки та шкура /Only bone+skin/; сама снасть/Only tackle/; аж кістки світяться/bones shine/;
    торба з кістками/Bag with bones/.
     
    Last edited: Nov 21, 2012
  8. Encolpius

    Encolpius Senior Member

    Prague
    Hungarian
    Very interesting, only Russian and Polish use the skin+bone word order. Thanks you all once againo!
     
  9. Vulcho Junior Member

    Bulgarian
    Bulgarian uses skin+bones too - "кожа и кости".
     
  10. Gergana New Member

    Burgas, Bulgaria
    Bulgarian
    Bulgarian: кожа и кости (skin+bone)
     

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