жёрнов

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žьrny, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *girʔnuʔ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷrh₂-n-uH-. Cognates include Sanskrit ग्रावन् ‎(grāvan), Old Armenian երկան ‎(erkan) and Old English cweorn (English quern).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

жёрнов ‎(žórnovm inan ‎(genitive жёрнова, nominative plural жернова́)

  1. millstone

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References[edit]

  • Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, ISBN 978 90 04 15504 6, page 566