бревно

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *brьvьno.

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бревно́ (brevnón inan (genitive бревна́, nominative plural брёвна, genitive plural брёвен)

  1. log, beam (trunk of dead tree, cleared of branches)
    • Александр Солженицын, Матренин двор 1968
      посере́ли от ста́рости брёвна сру́ба и во́рота, когда́-то могу́чие, и прореди́лась их обве́ршка
      poseréli ot stárosti brjóvna srúba i vórota, kogdá-to mogúčije, i proredílasʹ ix obvérška
      the frame beams as the door, once mighty, had grown with much time grey and its roof had weakened
  2. (in the plural) lumber
  3. (gymnastics) beam, balance beam
  4. (epithet) stupid or unfeeling man

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