žena

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See also: zena, Zena, zēna, zēnā, Zêna, and zenă

Czech[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈʒɛna]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: že‧na
  • Rhymes: -ɛna

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Czech žena, from Proto-Slavic *žena, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *génāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

Noun[edit]

žena f

  1. woman
  2. wife
Declension[edit]
Antonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

žena

  1. masculine singular present transgressive of hnát

Further reading[edit]

  • žena in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • žena in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Old Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *génāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

žena f

  1. woman
  2. wife

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Czech: žena

Further reading[edit]

  • žena”, in Vokabulář webový: webové hnízdo pramenů k poznání historické češtiny [online][1], Praha: Ústav pro jazyk český AV ČR, 2006–2020

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žena, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *génāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒěna/
  • Hyphenation: že‧na

Noun[edit]

žèna f (Cyrillic spelling жѐна)

  1. woman
  2. wife

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • žena” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slavomolisano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žena, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *génāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

žena f

  1. woman

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Walter Breu and Giovanni Piccoli (2000), Dizionario croato molisano di Acquaviva Collecroce: Dizionario plurilingue della lingua slava della minoranza di provenienza dalmata di Acquaviva Collecroce in Provincia di Campobasso (Parte grammaticale).

Slovak[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žena, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *génāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

žena f (genitive singular ženy, nominative plural ženy, genitive plural žien, declension pattern of žena)

  1. woman
  2. wife

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • žena in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk

Slovene[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žena, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *génāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

žéna f

  1. wife

Inflection[edit]

Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. žêna
gen. sing. žêne
singular dual plural
nominative žêna žêni žêne
accusative žêno žêni žêne
genitive žêne žên žên
dative žêni žênama žênam
locative žêni žênah žênah
instrumental žêno žênama žênami
Feminine, a-stem, mobile accent
nom. sing. žêna
gen. sing. žené
singular dual plural
nominative žêna žené žené
accusative ženó žené žené
genitive žené žená žená
dative žêni ženáma ženàm
locative žêni ženàh ženàh
instrumental ženó ženáma ženámi

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • žena”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran