tŕň

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Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tьrnъ, from Proto-Indo-European *tr̥nom, *(s)tern- (sharp stalk or thorn), possibly derived from *ster- (stiff). Cognate with Czech and Slovene trn, Bulgarian трън (trǎn), Serbo-Croatian трн/trn, Russian тёрн (tjórn) and терние (ternije). Non-Slavic cognates include English thorn and Sanskrit तृण (tṛ́ṇa, grass).

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Noun[edit]

tŕň m (genitive singular tŕňa, nominative plural tŕne), declension pattern stroj

  1. thorn (protective spine of a plant)

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