жена

See also: женя and Женя

BulgarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

жена́ (ženáf (related adjective же́нски, diminutive жени́ца)

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

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • жена in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • жена in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)

MacedonianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈʒɛna]
  • (file)

NounEdit

жена (ženaf (plural жени, related adjective женски, diminutive женичка or женче, augmentative жениште)

  1. woman
  2. wife

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • The vocative жено (ženo) is considered vulgar and is therefore generally avoided.

AntonymsEdit

Related termsEdit


Old Church SlavonicEdit

 
Old Church Slavonic Wikipedia has an article on:
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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

See alsoEdit


Old East SlavicEdit

 
Жена (1).

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *žena.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

жена (ženaf (diminutive женъка or жонка)

  1. woman
  2. wife

DeclensionEdit

Coordinate termsEdit

  • (woman): мѫжь (mǫžĭ, man)
  • (wife): мѫжь (mǫžĭ, husband)

DescendantsEdit

  • Belarusian: жана́ (žaná) (dated)
  • Russian: жена́ (žená)
  • Rusyn: жона́ (žoná)
  • Ukrainian: жона́ (žoná) (dated)

ReferencesEdit


RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Old East Slavic жена (žena), from Proto-Slavic *žena, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *génāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn, whence English queen and gyno-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

жена́ (ženáf anim (genitive жены́, nominative plural жёны, genitive plural жён, diminutive жёнушка or жену́ля or жену́лька)

  1. wife
  2. (obsolete) woman

DeclensionEdit

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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