чрънъ

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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

  • Fasmer, Maks (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
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