перо

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *pero, from Proto-Indo-European *péth₂r̥ (feather, wing), from *peth₂- (to fly). Cognates include Ancient Greek πτερόν (pteron, wing, feather), Lithuanian sparnas (aviation), and Old Armenian թիռ (tʿiṙ, flight).

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Noun[edit]

перо́ (perón (nominative plural пе́рья)

  1. feather
  2. plume
  3. pen
  4. (criminal slang) knife

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *pero.

Noun[edit]

пѐро n (Latin spelling pèro)

  1. feather, plume
  2. pen, quill (for writing)
    чов(ј)ек од пера — a man of letters
  3. (figuratively) author, writer
  4. plectrum
  5. spike (on a mace)

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Ukrainian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

перо́ (perón (genitive пера́, nominative plural пе́ра)

  1. pen
  2. feather

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References[edit]

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