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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *poltьno, from Proto-Indo-European *polto- (cloth). Doublet of платно́ (platnó), a borrowing from Old Church Slavonic.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

полотно́ (polotnón inan (genitive полотна́, nominative plural поло́тна, genitive plural поло́тен)

  1. linen
  2. cloth, bunting
  3. canvas
  4. roadbed (of a railroad); embankment
  5. saw web, saw blade
  6. panel
  7. picture, painting

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Further readingEdit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “полотно”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress