"nové víno"

Translation:new wine

5/25/2018, 10:43:38 PM

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Czech, a slavic language adopts (some) Latin (Latin-Romance) words: - Nové --> Nova/Novo (Latin, Esperanto, Portuguese), Nueva/Nuevo (Spanish). - Vino --> Vino (Spanish, Portuguese).

5/25/2018, 10:43:38 PM

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Not really. Correlation does not imply causation. ;)

Nový is derived from Proto-Slavic novъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic nawjas, from Proto-Indo-European néwos.

And that explains why it's so similar to all of these languages you mentioned.

5/26/2018, 12:21:58 PM
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