In fact, the "castle" Hluboká is a romantic building in the Tudor (neogothic) style from 19th century.
And naletět někomu is figurative:
naletět někomu na špek (jako myš) = to fly onto someone's bacon (like a mouse) = to be tricked by someone
výlet and nálet are definitely calques from German:
výlet = der Ausflug = "outfly", trip, tour
nálet = der Anflug = "onfly", air attack
On the hardware (lowest) level all keys of a keyboard are equivalent. They differ only in the generated numeric code. It is the software that is...
I see your e-grave correctly.
But my e-grave is displayed: & e g r a v e ; (without spaces, of course)
My e-grave is not encoded into the...
Another offensive word is "prevít". It came from Latin "private" and meant the toilet in Old Czech, too.
On my CRT it is displayed correctly, too.
On the other side the grave accent is displayed incorrectly (even in the preview).
Interestingly another Pavel, now living in Tasmania, was looking for his sister. He was successful.
The story is here:...
Jač/Jáč (Jatsch) and Jaček/Jáček (Jatschek) are common surnames in the C.R. as well as in Germany/Austria (with the German spelling).
jsem ti psal = I wrote you
jsem spal = I slept
Třeba to, jak jsem ti psal "dobrou s kobrou".
For instance that (idea, sentence, message),...
Originally a wine cellar created from a cave. No wonder that it looks like a dungeon, a luxury dungeon for celebs. :)
Speak for yourself, please. :wink:
I should say:
Pan Jones učí své žáky lásce k rodnému jazyku. Také je učí kázni a pořádku. Zejména však...
Hmm. Sova was faster. I spent too much time for selecting the proper synonyms for "štěstí" and "smůla". Finally I ended up with ordinary "good...
There was a widespread superstition that wishing someone good luck brings bad luck. That is why we wish the opposite.
I meant "solely plural". These damned synonyms! :)
Separate names with a comma.