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EtymologyEdit

A Permic word like Udmurt выжы (vyžy).

NounEdit

вуж (vuž)

  1. root

UdmurtEdit

EtymologyEdit

A Permic word (*wanša) like Komi-Permyak важ (važ). The Permic word is related to Estonian vana and Finnish vanha.

AdjectiveEdit

вуж (vuž)

  1. old (of things)

UkrainianEdit

 
Ukrainian Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic ꙋжь (užĭ), from Proto-Slavic *ǫžь, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éngʷʰis (snake).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

вуж (vužm anim (genitive вужа́, nominative plural вужі́)

  1. grass snake, water snake (genus Natrix)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Bilodid I. K., editor (1970–1980), “вуж”, in Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy, Kiev: Naukova Dumka