червень

See also: чэрвень and červen

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EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Old East Slavic червьнъ (červĭnŭ, June). Cognates include Belarusian чэрвень (červjenʹ, June), Czech červen, Polish czerwiec, and Bulgarian червен (červen, July). Ultimately, from Proto-Slavic *čьrvenъ, which is a passive participle of *čьrviti (to dye red), from *čьrvь (worm, larva), referring to certain insect larvae being used to manufacture red dye at this time of year. Related to черво́нный (červónnyj) and червь (červʹ).

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че́рвень (čérvenʹm inan (genitive че́рвеня, nominative plural че́рвени, genitive plural че́рвеней)

  1. (archaic) June
    Synonym: ию́нь (ijúnʹ)

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UkrainianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic червьнъ (červĭnŭ, June). Cognates include Belarusian чэрвень (červjenʹ, June), Czech červen, Polish czerwiec, and Bulgarian червен (červen, July). Related to a carmine-based red dye harvested from the larvae of certain insects, черве́ць (červécʹ, carmine scales, cochineal), at this time of year.

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  • IPA(key): [ˈt͡ʃɛrʋenʲ]
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че́рвень (čérvenʹm inan (genitive че́рвня, nominative plural че́рвні, genitive plural че́рвнів, related adjective червне́вий)

  1. June
    Synonyms: че́рвець (čérvecʹ), черве́ць (červécʹ)

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