вила

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Macedonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

вила (vilaf

  1. fairy
  2. pitchfork

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vila. Cognate with Bulgarian самовила (samovila) and вила (vila, fairy), Slovene vila (fairy living in the forest or in the water), Old Russian вила (vila) and Slovak víla (fairy). According to Vasmer, non-Slavic cognates include Old Norse veiðr (hunt) and Avestan [script needed] (vayeiti, he pursuits, frightens).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʋǐːla/
  • Hyphenation: ви‧ла

Noun[edit]

ви́ла f (Latin spelling víla)

  1. fairy
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin villa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʋîla/
  • Hyphenation: ви‧ла

Noun[edit]

ви̏ла f (Latin spelling vȉla)

  1. villa
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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