сирене

See also: сирење

BulgarianEdit

 
Бяло саламурено сирене

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *syřenьje (curdling), a fossilized verbal noun of Proto-Slavic *syriti (to congeal) (whence Bulgarian съси́ря се (sǎsírja se, to clot (for blood))). Cognate with Macedonian сирење (sirenje).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

си́рене (sírenen

  1. (uncountable) curd cheese
    обезмасле́но си́ренеobezmasléno sírenedefatted cheese
    пика́нтно си́ренеpikántno sírenestrong cheese
    пря́сно (неузря́ло) си́ренеprjásno (neuzrjálo) sírenegreen cheese
  2. (countable) piece of cheese
    две си́ренаdve sírenatwo [lumps of] cheese

Usage notesEdit

Typically refers to curd white (feta) cheese. Other sorts of curd cheese (yellow, red, etc.) are referred as кашкава́л (kaškavál). Moist and creamy sorts of cheese are known dialectally as бръ́ндза (brǎ́ndza).

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

сире́не (sirénef inan or f anim

  1. dative/prepositional singular of сире́на (siréna)