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MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *žila.

NounEdit

жила (žilaf

  1. blood vessel, vein
  2. sinew, tendon

InflectionEdit


Old Church SlavonicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *žila, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷhīslo-, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷeiH- (sinew). Cognates include Old Armenian ջիլ (ǰil), Latin filum (thread), Lithuanian gýsla.

NounEdit

жила (žilaf

  1. vein
  2. tendon

Old East SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *žila.

NounEdit

жила (žilaf

  1. vein
  2. tendon

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Sreznevskij, I. I. (1893), “жила”, in Materialy dlja slovarja drevne-russkago jazyka po pisʹmennym pamjatnikam [Materials for the Dictionary of the Old Russian Language According to Written Monuments] (in Russian), volume 1, Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, page 873

RussianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *žila.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

жи́ла (žílaf inan (genitive жи́лы, nominative plural жи́лы, genitive plural жил)

  1. (anatomy) sinew, tendon
  2. (anatomy) vein
  3. (geology) vein
  4. strand
DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

жи́ла (žílam anim or f anim (genitive жи́лы, nominative plural жи́лы, genitive plural жил)

  1. (derogatory) miser, niggard, skinflint
DeclensionEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

жила́ (žilá)

  1. feminine singular past indicative imperfective of жить (žitʹ)

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *žila.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʒîla/
  • Hyphenation: жи‧ла

NounEdit

жи̏ла f (Latin spelling žȉla)

  1. vein
  2. tendon

DeclensionEdit