жила

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Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žila.

Noun[edit]

жила ‎(žilaf

  1. blood vessel, vein
  2. sinew, tendon

Inflection[edit]


Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žila, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷhīslo-, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷeiH- ‎(sinew). Cognates include Old Armenian ջիլ ‎(ǰil), Latin filum ‎(thread), Lithuanian gýsla.

Noun[edit]

жила ‎(žilaf

  1. vein
  2. tendon

Old East Slavic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žila.

Noun[edit]

жила ‎(žilaf

  1. vein
  2. tendon

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sreznevskij, I. I. (1893), “жила”, in Materialy dlja slovarja drevne-russkago jazyka po pisʹmennym pamjatnikam [Materials for the Dictionary of the Old Russian Language According to Written Monuments] (in Russian), volume 1, Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, page 873

Russian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žila.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

жи́ла ‎(žílaf inan ‎(genitive жи́лы, nominative plural жи́лы, genitive plural жил)

  1. (anatomy) sinew, tendon
  2. (anatomy) vein
  3. (geology) vein
  4. strand
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

жи́ла ‎(žílam anim, f anim ‎(genitive жи́лы, nominative plural жи́лы, genitive plural жил)

  1. (pejorative) miser, niggard, skinflint
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

жила́ ‎(žilá)

  1. feminine singular past indicative imperfective of жить ‎(žitʹ)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žila.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒîla/
  • Hyphenation: жи‧ла

Noun[edit]

жи̏ла f ‎(Latin spelling žȉla)

  1. vein
  2. tendon

Declension[edit]