береза

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See also: берёза

Old East Slavic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *berza, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *berźas, *berźā, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerHǵs, *bʰerHǵeh₂.

Noun[edit]

береза ‎(berezaf

  1. birch

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Izmail Sreznevskij (1890–1912) Materialy dlja slovarja drevnerusskogo jazyka po pisʹmennym pamjatnikam [Materials for the Dictionary of the Old East Slavic Language According to Written Monuments], in 3 vols, Saint Petersburg (Reprint: Moscow 1989), volume I, page 69f

Russian[edit]

Noun[edit]

бере́за ‎(berjózaf inan

  1. Alternative form of берёза ‎(berjóza)

Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic береза ‎(bereza), from Proto-Slavic *berza, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *berźas, *berźā, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerHǵs, *bʰerHǵeh₂.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

бере́за ‎(berézaf inan ‎(genitive бере́зи, nominative plural бере́зи)

  1. birch (tree or wood)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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