дон

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Ossetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *дан ‎(*dan) with ao before a nasal, from Proto-Iranian *dānu- (compare Avestan [script needed] ‎(dānu-, river)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare Sanskrit दानु ‎(dānu, drop, dew)).

Noun[edit]

дон ‎(don) ‎(Iron plural дæттæ, Digor plural дæнттæ)

  1. water
  2. river
  3. juice

References[edit]

  • Kasajev A. M., editor (1993), “дон”, in Iron-wyryssag ʒyrdwat [Iron–Russian Dictionary], 4th edition, Vladikavkaz: North-Ossetian Institute of Humanitarian Studies
  • Taqazty, Fedar (2003), “дон”, in Digoron-urussag ʒurdwat [Digor–Russian Dictionary], Vladikavkaz: Alania
  • Abajev, V. I. (1958) Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ osetinskovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Ossetian Language] (in Russian), volume I, Moscow, Leningrad: USSR Academy of Sciences, pages 366—367

Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

дон ‎(donm anim, m inan ‎(genitive до́на, nominative plural до́ны)

  1. don (Spanish or Italian title of respect)
  2. dong, bong (sound of a bell)

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