жила

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Macedonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

жила (žilaf

  1. sinew, tendon

Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žila, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷhīslo-, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷeiH- (sinew). Cognates include Old Armenian ջիլ (ǰil), Latin filum (thread), Lithuanian gýsla.

Noun[edit]

жила (žilaf

  1. vein
  2. tendon

Old East Slavic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žila.

Noun[edit]

жила (žilaf

  1. vein
  2. tendon

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Izmail Sreznevskij (1890–1912) Materialy dlja slovarja drevnerusskogo jazyka po pisʹmennym pamjatnikam [Materials for the Dictionary of the Old East Slavic Language According to Written Monuments], in 3 vols, Saint Petersburg (Reprint: Moscow 1989), volume I, page 873f

Russian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žila.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

жи́ла (žílaf inan

  1. (anatomy) sinew, tendon
  2. (anatomy) vein
  3. (geology) vein
  4. (pejorative) (m, f) miser, niggard, skinflint
  5. strand
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

жила́ (žilá)

  1. past female of жить

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žila.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒîla/
  • Hyphenation: жи‧ла

Noun[edit]

жи̏ла f (Latin spelling žȉla)

  1. vein
  2. tendon

Declension[edit]