вила

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Macedonian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vila.

Noun[edit]

вила (vilaf

  1. fairy

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vidla.

Noun[edit]

вила (vilaf

  1. pitchfork
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Latin villa.

Noun[edit]

вила (vilaf

  1. villa

Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

вила́ (vilá)

  1. feminine singular past indicative imperfective of вить(vitʹ)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vila. Cognate with Bulgarian самовила(samovila) and вила(vila, fairy), Slovene vila(fairy living in the forest or in the water), Old Russian вила(vila) and Slovak víla(fairy). According to Vasmer, non-Slavic cognates include Old Norse veiðr(hunt) and Avestan [script needed](vayeiti, he pursuits, frightens).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʋǐːla/
  • Hyphenation: ви‧ла

Noun[edit]

ви́ла f (Latin spelling víla)

  1. fairy
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin villa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʋîla/
  • Hyphenation: ви‧ла

Noun[edit]

ви̏ла f (Latin spelling vȉla)

  1. villa
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Fasmer, Maks (1964–1973), “вила”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress