война

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Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic воина ‎(voina), from Proto-Slavic *vojьna ‎(war), from *vojьnъ, from *vojь ‎(soldier) + *-ьnъ.

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война́ ‎(vojnáf inan ‎(genitive войны́, nominative plural во́йны)

  1. war, warfare

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References[edit]

  • война in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv
  • война” in Pavel Černyx (1999), Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 2 vols (3rd ed.), Moscow: Publishing House "Russian Language", volume 1, page 162