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Why is "Jause" borrowed from Slavic "južina"?

 
 
Reply Tue 2 Jul, 2019 01:24 pm
Why is German "Jause" (snack) borrowed from Slavic "južina" (lunch) but Slavic "xyžina" (hut) is borrowed from German "Haus" (house)?
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Reply Tue 2 Jul, 2019 02:37 pm
@NickTheodorov,
Language moves across borders. If one country has a word for something and another does not, the country lacking the word will often adopt it into their lexicon.
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