дерево

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From Proto-Slavic *dervo, from Proto-Indo-European *dóru.

Noun[edit]

де́рево ‎(dérevon inan ‎(genitive де́рева, nominative plural дере́вья or дерева́) (plural дерева́ obsolete)

Note: the irregular soft ending of this plural was originally used to form feminine collective nouns.
  1. tree
    каучу́ковое де́рево (kaučúkovoje) — rubber tree
    каме́дное де́рево (kamédnoje) — gum tree, sweet gum
    ли́ственное де́рево (lístvennoje) — foliage tree
    хво́йное де́рево (khvójnoje) — conifer
  2. wood (only singular)
    де́рево-ка́мень ‎(dérevo-kámenʹ) (kámen’) — petrified wood
    кра́сное де́рево (krásnoje) — mahogany
    чёрное де́рево (čórnoje) — ebony
    резьба́ по де́реву (rez’bá po dérevu) — woodcutting, wood engraving

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Ukrainian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *dervo, from Proto-Indo-European *dóru.

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Noun[edit]

де́рево ‎(dérevon ‎(genitive де́рева, nominative plural дере́ва)

  1. tree
  2. wood

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References[edit]

  • дерево” in Ivan Bilodid (editor-in-chief) (1970–1980), Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Dictionary of the Ukrainian language], in 11 vols, Kiev: Naukova Dumka