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See also: чрьнъ

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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

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