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to press down

to choke

Type Cognates
Language 1 Russian
Language 2 Czech
Lexeme 1 davit'
Lexeme 2 dávit
Meaning 1 to press
Meaning 2 to strangle, to press [Павлович 1976: 64]
Related Languages
Comment Czech. dávit seems not to have meaning A. The Bulg. давя, Mac. дави, Serb. давити only have meanings 'strangle'. In Rus. давить means only 'press'. However., cf. The Rus. Удавиться (hang oneself).