березень

UkrainianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *berzьnь (March; April), from *berza (birch) + *-ьnъ. Related to бере́за (beréza), referring to birch trees which bloom at this time of year. Cognates include Polish brzezień (March), Czech březen, Russian березозол (berezozol), and Bulgarian брезен (brezen, April).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈbɛrezenʲ]
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NounEdit

бе́резень (bérezenʹm inan (genitive бе́резня, nominative plural бе́резні, genitive plural бе́резнів, related adjective березне́вий)

  1. March
    Synonym: березоль (berezolʹ) (dialectal)

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