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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *tьrnъ, from Proto-Indo-European *tr̥nós, from *(s)ter- (stiff). Compare Slovak tŕň, Slovene tŕn (tonal orthography), Serbo-Croatian tȓn, Russian тёрн (tjorn), German Dorn, English thorn.

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trn m

  1. thorn (protective spine of a plant)
  2. (engineering) center, spike, pin (a pointy part used e.g. to hold another object in a machining tool)

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *tьrnъ, from Proto-Indo-European *tr̥nós, from *(s)ter- (stiff). Cognate with Bulgarian трън (trǎn),Czech trn, Slovak tŕň, Slovene tŕn (tonal orthography), Russian тёрн (tjorn) and терние (ternije). Non-Slavic cognates include English thorn, Sanskrit तृण (tṛ́ṇa, grass).

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tȓn m (Cyrillic spelling тр̑н)

  1. thorn (protective spine of a plant)

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