See also: гривня

Macedonian

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Pronunciation

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Noun

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гривна (grivnaf

  1. hryvnia

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Old Ruthenian

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Alternative forms

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гры́вна (hrývna), гри́внꙗ (hrívnja)

Etymology

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Inherited from Old East Slavic гри́вьна (grívĭna), from Proto-Slavic *grivьna. Equivalent to гри́ва (hríva, mane, neck) +‎ -на (-na).

Noun

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гривна (hrivnaf inan

  1. grivna (unit of currency and weight in in medieval Rus)
  2. a type of neck accessory, a torque

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  • Belarusian: гры́ўня (hrýŭnja)
  • Ukrainian: гри́вня (hrývnja, unit of currency and weight), гри́вна (hrývna, a torque)

Further reading

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Zhurawski, A. I., editor (1986), “гривна, гривня, грывна”, in Гістарычны слоўнік беларускай мовы [Historical Dictionary of the Belarusian Language] (in Belarusian), numbers 7 (гляденье – девичество), Minsk: Navuka i tekhnika, page 158

Russian

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Etymology

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From гри́ва (gríva, mane, neck), derived from Proto-Slavic *griva.

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Noun

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гри́вна (grívnaf inan (genitive гри́вны, nominative plural гри́вны, genitive plural гри́вен)

  1. (historical) grivna (unit of currency and weight in in medieval Rus)
  2. (obsolete) ten-copeck coin
  3. hryvnia, hryvna, grivna (the currency of Ukraine)

Declension

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Descendants

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Further reading

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  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) “гривна”, in Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress

Ukrainian

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Гри́вна

Etymology

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Inherited from Old Ruthenian гри́вна (hrívna), from Old East Slavic гри́вьна (grívĭna), from Proto-Slavic *grivьna.

Noun

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гри́вна (hrývnaf inan (genitive гри́вни, nominative plural гри́вни, genitive plural гри́вен)

  1. torque (a type of neck accessory like a necklace)

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