Czech edit

 
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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈʒɛna]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: že‧na
  • Rhymes: -ɛna

Etymology 1 edit

Inherited from Old Czech žena, from Proto-Slavic *žena, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *génāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

Noun edit

žena f (related adjective ženský)

  1. woman
    Antonym: muž
  2. wife
    Synonyms: manželka, choť
    Antonyms: manžel, muž
Declension edit
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb edit

žena

  1. masculine singular present transgressive of hnát

Further reading edit

  • žena in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • žena in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • žena in Internetová jazyková příručka

Old Czech edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *žena, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *génāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): (13th CE) /ˈʒɛna/
  • IPA(key): (15th CE) /ˈʒɛna/

Noun edit

žena f

  1. woman
  2. wife

Declension edit

Descendants edit

  • Czech: žena

Further reading edit

Old Slovak edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *žena. First attested in 1460.

Noun edit

žena f

  1. woman (adult female human)
  2. wife (female married partner)

Descendants edit

References edit

  • Majtán, Milan et al., editors (1991–2008), “žena”, in Historický slovník slovenského jazyka [Historical Dictionary of the Slovak Language] (in Slovak), volume 1–7 (A – Ž), Bratislava: VEDA, →OCLC

Serbo-Croatian edit

 
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Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *žena, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *génāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ʒěna/
  • Hyphenation: že‧na

Noun edit

žèna f (Cyrillic spelling жѐна, diminutive žènica, relational adjective žènskī)

  1. woman
  2. wife

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

References edit

  • žena” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slavomolisano edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Serbo-Croatian žèna, from Proto-Slavic *žena, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *génāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

žena f

  1. woman

Declension edit

References edit

  • Walter Breu and Giovanni Piccoli (2000), Dizionario croato molisano di Acquaviva Collecroce: Dizionario plurilingue della lingua slava della minoranza di provenienza dalmata di Acquaviva Collecroce in Provincia di Campobasso (Parte grammaticale).

Slovak edit

 
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Etymology edit

Inherited from Old Slovak žena, from Proto-Slavic *žena.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

žena f (genitive singular ženy, nominative plural ženy, genitive plural žien, declension pattern of žena)

  1. woman
  2. wife

Declension edit

Related terms edit

References edit

  • žena”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

Slovene edit

 
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Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *žena, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *génāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

žéna f

  1. wife

Inflection edit

 
The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. žêna
gen. sing. žêne
singular dual plural
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
žêna žêni žêne
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
žêne žên žên
dative
(dajȃlnik)
žêni žênama žênam
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
žêno žêni žêne
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
žêni žênah žênah
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
žêno žênama žênami
 
The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Feminine, a-stem, long mixed accent
nom. sing. žêna
gen. sing. žené
singular dual plural
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
žêna žené žené
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
žené žená žená
dative
(dajȃlnik)
žêni ženáma ženàm
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
ženó žené žené
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
žêni ženàh ženàh
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
ženó ženáma ženámi

See also edit

Further reading edit

  • žena”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran
  • žena”, in Termania, Amebis
  • See also the general references