dolgčas

Bored? Maybe you should pick up a hobby. Source

Translation: boredom, tedium

The word dolgčas literally means long (dolg) time (čas). I hope this post will not bore you.

Examples:

Dolgčas mi je.
(I’m bored.)

Po nekaj dneh neznosnega dolgčasa je končno lahko zapustil stanovanje.
(After a few days of unbearable boredom he was finally able to leave the apartment.)

Ta predstava je čisti dolgčas.
(This show is a total boredom.)

Kadar sta Pak in Mak skupaj, jima ni nikoli dolgčas.
(Pak and Mak are never bored when they are together.)

Expressions:

preganjati dolgčas
(to pass the time, to kill the time; lit. to chase away the boredom)

Med poletjem sem si dolgčas preganjal z branjem knjig.
(During the summer I was passing the time reading books.)

Related:

brezčasen – timeless (lit. without (brez) time)
sčasoma – in time (lit. with time)

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