дід

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Ukrainian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *dědъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

дід (didm anim (genitive ді́да, nominative plural діди́)

  1. grandfather, grandpa, old man
  2. the ceremonial sheaf of grain, сніп (snip), at Christmas Eve
  3. the burning snip after Christmas (magúlia)
  4. one of the mummers in a Malánka group at New Year's
  5. a person who pours wax/visk for healing purposes (віск зливати)
  6. hay under / on table at Christmas Eve supper.

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • дід” in Ivan Bilodid (editor-in-chief) (1970–1980), Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Dictionary of the Ukrainian language], in 11 vols, Kiev: Naukova Dumka