луна

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Bulgarian[edit]

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небесно тяло Луна

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *luna. By surface analysis, луч (luč, ray of light) +‎ -сна (-sna).

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луна́ (lunáf (relational adjective лу́нен, diminutive луни́ца)

  1. moon (the Moon, the satellite of planet Earth)
    Synonym: месечи́на (mesečína)
  2. moon (any substantially sized natural satellite of a planet)
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белег лунички

Etymology 2[edit]

Back-formed (with stress retraction) from the diminutive луни́ца (luníca, small moon) of Etymology 1.

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лу́на (lúnaf (relational adjective луни́в or лу́нест)

  1. freckle, speckle, skin spot
    Synonym: (dialectal) пе́гла (pégla)
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Etymology 3[edit]

Probably a resultant noun of lost Proto-Slavic *lu- (thrust, poke) +‎ -на (-na), attested with s-mobile in Bulgarian хлу́я (hlúja, to raid, to charge in). If correct, then related to Serbo-Croatian олу́ја (whirlwind).

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лу́на (lúnaf (relational adjective лу́няв)

  1. (dialectal) strong gale, squall
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Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *luna.

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луна (lunaf

  1. (rare, poetic) moon (the Moon, the satellite of planet Earth)
  2. Alternative form of луња (lunja, thunderstorm)

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Old East Slavic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lunà, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *láukšnāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *lówksneh₂.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (ca. 9th CE) IPA(key): /luˈnɑ/
  • (ca. 11th CE) IPA(key): /luˈna/
  • (ca. 13th CE) IPA(key): /luˈna/
  • Hyphenation: лу‧на

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луна (lunaf

  1. moon

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  • Russian: луна́ (luná)
  • Ukrainian: луна́ (luná, echo)

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old East Slavic луна (luna, moon), from Proto-Slavic *luna (moon).

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  • (file)
  • IPA(key): [ɫʊˈna]
  • Rhymes: -a

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луна́ (lunáf inan (genitive луны́, nominative plural лу́ны, genitive plural лун, relational adjective лу́нный)

  1. moon (the Moon, the satellite of planet Earth)
  2. moon (any substantially sized natural satellite of a planet)

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Ukrainian[edit]

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луна́ (lunáf inan (genitive луни́, uncountable)

  1. echo (reflected sound)

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