ладонь

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Etymology[edit]

Metathesis of Proto-Slavic *dolnь; the expected form до́лонь (dólonʹ) occurs dialectally. Doublet of длань (dlanʹ), a borrowing from Old Church Slavonic.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɐɫɐˈdonʲ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ладо́нь (ladónʹf inan (genitive ладо́ни, nominative plural ладо́ни, genitive plural ладо́ней, diminutive ладо́ша or ладо́шка)

  1. palm (of the hand)

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References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “ладонь”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress