List of English words of Czech origin

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This is a list of word coming to English from or via Czech, or originating in the Czech lands. Words and expressions derived from the Czech language are called Bohemisms.

Sometimes it is mistakenly claimed hocus-pocus has Czech origin since pokus means trial (attempt) or experiment.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harper, Douglas. "pilsner". Online Etymology Dictionary. 

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