Carpathian Rusyn

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Etymology

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From Proto-Slavic *dervo, from Proto-Indo-European *dóru.

Noun

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дерево (derevo)

  1. tree
  2. wood

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Old East Slavic

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Etymology

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From Proto-Slavic *dȇrvo.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛrɛʋɔ//ˈdʲɛrʲɛʋɔ//ˈdʲɛrʲɛʋɔ/
  • (ca. 9th CE) IPA(key): /ˈdɛrɛʋɔ/
  • (ca. 11th CE) IPA(key): /ˈdʲɛrʲɛʋɔ/
  • (ca. 13th CE) IPA(key): /ˈdʲɛrʲɛʋɔ/
  • Hyphenation: де‧ре‧во

Noun

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дерево (derevon

  1. tree

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References

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  • Sreznevsky, Izmail I. (1893) “дерево”, in Матеріалы для Словаря древне-русскаго языка по письменнымъ памятникамъ [Materials for the Dictionary of the Old East Slavic Language Based on Written Monuments]‎[1] (in Russian), volumes 1 (А – К), Saint Petersburg: Department of Russian Language and Literature of the Imperial Academy of Sciences, column 653

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old East Slavic дерево (derevo), from Proto-Slavic *dervo, from Proto-Indo-European *dóru, whence English tree. Doublet of дре́во (drévo).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈdʲerʲɪvə]
  • Audio:(file)

Noun

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де́рево (dérevon inan (genitive де́рева, nominative plural дере́вья or дерева́*, genitive plural дере́вьев or дере́в* or дерёв*, relational adjective древе́сный or деревя́нный, diminutive де́ревце or деревцо́) (* Obsolete.)

  1. tree
    каучу́ковое де́ревоkaučúkovoje dérevorubber tree
    каме́дное де́ревоkamédnoje dérevogum tree, sweet gum
    ли́ственное де́ревоlístvennoje dérevofoliage tree
    хво́йное де́ревоxvójnoje dérevoconifer
    • 1905, Фёдор Сологуб [Fyodor Sologub], chapter IV, in Мелкий бес; English translation from John Cournos and Richard Aldington, transl., The Little Demon, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1916:
      В глубине́ двора́ подозри́тельно темне́ли и шепта́лись о чё́м-то дере́вья Рути́ловского са́да.
      V glubiné dvorá podozrítelʹno temnéli i šeptálisʹ o čóm-to derévʹja Rutílovskovo sáda.
      The trees in the depth of the garden assumed dark, suspicious, whispering shapes.
  2. wood (only singular)
    де́рево-ка́меньdérevo-kámenʹpetrified wood
    кра́сное де́ревоkrásnoje dérevomahogany
    чёрное де́ревоčórnoje dérevoebony
    резьба́ по де́ревуrezʹbá po dérevuwoodcutting, wood engraving
Note: the irregular soft ending of this plural was originally used to form feminine collective nouns.

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Ukrainian

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Etymology

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From Proto-Slavic *dervo, from Proto-Indo-European *dóru. Doublet of дре́во (drévo).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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де́рево (dérevon inan (genitive де́рева, nominative plural дере́ва, genitive plural дере́в, relational adjective дерев'я́ний, diminutive деревце́)

  1. tree
  2. wood

Declension

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