ветвь

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From Old East Slavic вѣтвь (větvĭ), from Proto-Slavic. Cognates include Bulgarian ве́тва (vétva), ве́тка (vétka), ве́я (véja), and вейка (vejka), Slovene vêja, Czech větev, Slovak vetva. Non-Slavic cognates include Latin vītis (vine), German Weide (willow), Old Prussian witwan (willow), Persian بید (bid, willow).

Noun[edit]

ветвь (vetvʹf inan (genitive ве́тви, nominative plural ве́тви, genitive plural ветве́й)

  1. branch, bough, limb (woody part of a tree arising from the trunk and usually dividing)

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