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pysanka

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EtymologyEdit

Ukrainian писанка (pýsanka) < писати (pysáty, to write), referring to writing on an egg with a stylus in a wax-resist dyeing process, from Proto-Slavic *pьsati, related to *pьstrъ (feathered), + Ukrainian feminine ending -ка (-ka)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɪsənˌkʌ/
  • Hyphenation: py‧san‧ka

NounEdit

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pysanka (plural pysanky)

  1. (Canada) A hand-decorated Ukrainian Easter egg with intricate designs.

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