The social importance of cars is quite significant, above all due to the _nevy_.

English translation: envy

15:20 Oct 26, 2005
Czech to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
Czech term or phrase: The social importance of cars is quite significant, above all due to the _nevy_.
this sentence was written by a Czech who left the last word as it appears here (but my emphasis). I can't make head or tail of it from the context. Any ideas?
Ghol
Local time: 14:52
English translation:envy
Explanation:
I am not sure what the author wanted to say, but what about "envy" at the end of the sentence?
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Jan Kolbaba
Czech Republic
Local time: 14:52


Summary of answers provided
2 +2envy
Jan Kolbaba


  

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14 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5 peer agreement (net): +2
envy


Explanation:
I am not sure what the author wanted to say, but what about "envy" at the end of the sentence?

Jan Kolbaba
Czech Republic
Local time: 14:52
Native speaker of: Native in CzechCzech
Notes to answerer
Asker: good point. must be that! of course that would fit in the context (status symbol etc)

Asker: thanks


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Maria Chmelarova: with "envy"...
1 hr
  -> thank you

agree  Johan Venter: I still cannot get used to the idea of "not for points" questions. Good one Jan!
3 hrs
  -> I see this "type" of question for the first time here. Thank you Johan
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