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веник

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Old East Slavic вѣник (věnik), from Proto-Slavic *vĕnik, from *vĕnъ (wreath) + *-ikъ, details of further origin unclear (possibly from Proto-Indo-European *woh₁y-nos or derived later) but ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *weh₁y- (to twist, wind, weave).

Cognate to вен (ven), венец (venec), венок (venok), вейка (vejka), вить (vitʹ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈvʲenʲɪk]
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NounEdit

ве́ник (vénikm inan (genitive ве́ника, nominative plural ве́ники, genitive plural ве́ников)

  1. broom, besom

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