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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *grana (cognate with dialectal or obsolete Bulgarian гран (gran)/гранка (granka)), from Proto-Indo-European, cognate with German Granne (awn), Old English granu (moustache) and Old Norse grǫn (a pine tree) (whence Danish gran (spruce)). Compare Old Norse grein (branch) (whence Danish gren).

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гра́на f (Latin spelling grána)

  1. branch
    сломљена гранаa broken branch
    боље врабац у руци него голуб на граниa bird in the hand is worth two in the bush
  2. field, branch
    грана знаности/наукеa branch of science
    туризам је стратешка господарска гранаtourism is a strategic branch of the economx

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