гривна

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See also: гривня

Macedonian[edit]

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гривна (grivnaf

  1. hryvnia

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Old Ruthenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

гры́вна (hrývna), гри́внꙗ (hrívnja)

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old East Slavic гри́вьна (grívĭna), from Proto-Slavic *grivьna. Equivalent to гри́ва (hríva, mane, neck) +‎ -на (-na).

Noun[edit]

гривна (hrivnaf inan

  1. grivna (unit of currency and weight in in medieval Rus)
  2. a type of neck accessory, a torque

Descendants[edit]

  • Belarusian: гры́ўня (hrýŭnja)
  • Ukrainian: гри́вня (hrývnja, unit of currency and weight), гри́вна (hrývna, a torque)

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Russian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From гри́ва (gríva, mane, neck), derived from Proto-Slavic *griva.

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Noun[edit]

гри́вна (grívnaf inan (genitive гри́вны, nominative plural гри́вны, genitive plural гри́вен)

  1. (historical) grivna (unit of currency and weight in in medieval Rus)
  2. (obsolete) ten-copeck coin
  3. hryvnia, hryvna, grivna (the currency of Ukraine)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “гривна”, in , Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress

Ukrainian[edit]

Гри́вна

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Ruthenian гри́вна (hrívna), from Old East Slavic гри́вьна (grívĭna), from Proto-Slavic *grivьna.

Noun[edit]

гри́вна (hrývnaf inan (genitive гри́вни, nominative plural гри́вни, genitive plural гри́вен)

  1. torque (a type of neck accessory like a necklace)

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