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), Russian вила (vila) and Slovak víla (fairy). According to Vasmer, non-Slavic cognates include Old Norse veiðr (hunt) and Avestan 𐬬𐬀𐬌𐬌𐬈𐬌𐬙𐬌 (vaiieiti, 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]

  • Vasmer, Max (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