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See also: женя and жена



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Particularly: “Clipping of Евге́ния (Jevgénija) + (-a, diminutive suffix) with shift of г (g) to ж (ž) by the Slavic first palatalization?”


Proper noun[edit]

Же́ня (Žénjam anim, f anim (genitive Же́ни, nominative plural Же́ни, genitive plural Жень)

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Евге́ния (Jevgénija)
  2. A diminutive of the male given name Евге́ний (Jevgénij)