plastika

Translation: plastic (noun)

Plastic is the silent killer of our planet. This post will help you to annoy those around you who don’t give plastic a lot of attention. Note that the adjective is plastičen.

Examples

Zakaj trgovine še vedno prodajajo plastične vrečke?
(Why do shops/stores still sell plastic bags?)

Plastika v oceanih vsako leto povzroči smrt milijonov živali.
(Plastic in ocean kills millions of animals each year.)

Plastični izdelki za enkratno uporabo so pogubni za okolje.
(Plastic disposables are devastating for the environment.)

Z nekaj domišljije lahko plastične odpadke uporabimo znova.
(With a bit of imagination we can reuse plastic waste.)

Koliko plastike recikliramo vsako leto?
(How much plastic do we recycle each year?)

Related

reciklaža – recycling
plastična operacija – plastic surgery
onesnaženje – pollution
odpadki – rubbish, waste, trash

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dojenček

Translation: a baby

There comes a time in a person’s life when suddenly their old acquaintances start spamming them with cute baby pictures. I suspect I entered that stage. Anyway, a baby younger than four weeks is also called novorojenček (a newborn).

Examples

Kamor se obrnem, povsod vidim dojenčke!
(Wherever I turn, I see babies everywhere!)

Dojenčka je hranila po steklenički.
(She fed the baby from a bottle.)

Dojenčki ne potrebujejo veliko reči.
(Babies don’t need many things.)

Kako lahko pomirim mojega dojenčka? – Daj mu dudo.
(How can I calm down my baby? – Give him a pacifier.)

Related

novorojenček – a newborn
štruca – a small baby wrapped in clothes; literally a loaf (of bread)
voziček – a baby carriage (lit. a small carriage)
plenica – a diaper

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