треволнение

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Church Slavonic трьволнъниѥ (trĭvolnŭnije), composed of трь- (trĭ-, three) + влъна (vlŭna, wave). A calque of Ancient Greek τρι-κυμία (tri-kumía), literally “third wave”, from the belief that the third wave is the most dangerous one (compare девятый вал (devjatyj val)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /trʲɪvɐlˈnʲenʲɪjə/

Noun[edit]

треволне́ние (trevolnénijen

  1. extreme anxiety, disquiet, agitation

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References[edit]

  • треволнение” 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