жилав

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žilavъ. Morphologically equivalent to жи́ла (žíla, sinew) +‎ -ав (-av).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

жи́лав (žílav)

  1. (literally) sinewy
  2. (figuratively) resilient, tough, resistant

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • жилав in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • жилав in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)

Macedonian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

жилав (žilav) (comparative пожилав, superlative најжилав)

  1. tough, sinewy

Inflection[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒîlaʋ/
  • Hyphenation: жи‧лав

Adjective[edit]

жи̏лав (definite жи̏лавӣ, comparative жилавији, Latin spelling žȉlav)

  1. sinewy
  2. (figuratively) tough, resistant

Declension[edit]