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MacedonianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *vila.

NounEdit

вила (vilaf

  1. fairy

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Slavic *vidla.

NounEdit

вила (vilaf

  1. pitchfork
InflectionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Latin villa.

NounEdit

вила (vilaf

  1. villa

RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

вила́ (vilá)

  1. feminine singular past indicative imperfective of вить (vitʹ)

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), Russian вила (vila) and Slovak víla (fairy). According to Vasmer, non-Slavic cognates include Old Norse veiðr (hunt) and Avestan 𐬬𐬀𐬌𐬌𐬈𐬌𐬙𐬌 (vaiieiti, 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

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “вила”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress