See also: женя and Женя

BulgarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *žena, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *génāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

жена (ženáf

  1. woman, lady, female
  2. wife, spouse
  3. charwoman, home help

InflectionEdit


MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *žena, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *génāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

жена (ženaf (plural жени, diminutive женичка or женче)

  1. woman
  2. wife

DeclensionEdit

AntonymsEdit


Old Church SlavonicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *žena, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *génāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

NounEdit

жена (ženaf

  1. woman
  2. wife

DeclensionEdit


RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *žena, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *génāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn, whence English queen and gyno-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʐɨˈna]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -a

NounEdit

жена́ (ženáf anim (genitive жены́, nominative plural жёны, genitive plural жён)

  1. wife
  2. (obsolete) woman

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


RusynEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *žena, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *génāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

NounEdit

жена (žena)

  1. woman
    Ту грає єдна жена і єден хлоп
    Tu hraje jedna žena i jeden xlop
    Here plays one woman and one man

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *žena, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *génāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʒěna/
  • Hyphenation: же‧на

NounEdit

жѐна f (Latin spelling žèna)

  1. woman
  2. wife

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • жена” in Hrvatski jezični portal