вила

MacedonianEdit

NounEdit

вила ‎(vilaf

  1. fairy
  2. pitchfork

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), Old Russian вила ‎(vila) and Slovak víla ‎(fairy). According to Vasmer, non-Slavic cognates include Old Norse veiðr ‎(hunt) and Avestan [script needed] ‎(vayeiti, 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

  • вила in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv
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