дерево

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

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де́рево ‎(dérevon inan ‎(genitive де́рева, nominative plural дере́вья or дерева́*, genitive plural дере́вьев or дере́в* or дерёв*) (* Obsolete.)

Note: the irregular soft ending of this plural was originally used to form feminine collective nouns.
  1. tree
    каучу́ковое де́рево‎ ― kaučúkovoje dérevorubber tree
    каме́дное де́рево‎ ― kamédnoje dérevogum tree, sweet gum
    ли́ственное де́рево‎ ― lístvennoje dérevofoliage tree
    хво́йное де́рево‎ ― xvójnoje dérevoconifer
  2. wood (only singular)
    де́рево-ка́мень‎ ― dérevo-kámenʹpetrified wood
    кра́сное де́рево‎ ― krásnoje dérevomahogany
    чёрное де́рево‎ ― čórnoje dérevoebony
    резьба́ по де́реву‎ ― rezʹbá po dérevuwoodcutting, 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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де́рево ‎(dérevon ‎(genitive де́рева, nominative plural дере́ва)

  1. tree
  2. wood

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