чрънъ

Old Church SlavonicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *čьrnъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *kirsnos, from Proto-Indo-European *kr̥snós ‎(black). Cognates include Lithuanian kir̃snas ‎(black), Norwegian and Swedish harr ‎(grayling), Old Prussian kirsnan ‎(black) and Sanskrit कृष्ण ‎(kṛṣṇá, black).

AdjectiveEdit

чрънъ ‎(črŭnŭ)

  1. black

ReferencesEdit

  • черный in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv
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