вила

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *vila. Cognate with Bulgarian самовила (samovila) and вила (vila, fairy), Slovene vila (fairy living in the forest or in the water), Old Russian вила (vila) and Slovak víla (fairy). According to Vasmer, non-Slavic cognates include Old Norse veiðr (hunt) and Avestan [script?] (vayeiti, he pursuits, frightens).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʋǐːla/
  • Hyphenation: ви‧ла

NounEdit

ви́ла f (Latin spelling víla)

  1. fairy
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin villa.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʋîla/
  • Hyphenation: ви‧ла

NounEdit

ви̏ла f (Latin spelling vȉla)

  1. villa
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • вила” in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv
Last modified on 17 February 2014, at 09:40