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EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Old East Slavic вънѣ (vŭně). Cognate with вон (von), Slovene vənè (outside) (tonal orthography), vèn (out) (tonal orthography), Czech vně (outside), ven (out). See вон (von) for further Slavic cognates. According to Vasmer, most likely related to Sanskrit वन (vána, forest), dialectal वने (váne, in the forest), although also sometimes compared with Sanskrit विना (vínā, without, except for), Old Prussian wins (air), winna (outward), winnen (weather, accusative).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [vnʲe]
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PrepositionEdit

вне (vne) (+ genitive case)

  1. out of, outside
    Antonym: внутри́ (vnutrí)

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ReferencesEdit

  • Vasmer (Fasmer), Max (Maks) (1964–1973), “вне”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv Oleg, Moscow: Progress