препона

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Macedonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

препона (preponaf

  1. juncture between a hip and the groin

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Church Slavonic прѣпона (prěpona). Cognate with пинать (pinatʹ, to kick).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

препо́на (prepónaf inan (genitive препо́ны, nominative plural препо́ны, genitive plural препо́н)

  1. (archaic, literary) obstacle, hindrance, impediment
    Synonyms: препя́тствие (prepjátstvije)
    ставить препон для работыstavitʹ prepon dlja rabotyto put obstacles to work (ie, to hinder work)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /prêpona/
  • Hyphenation: пре‧по‧на

Noun[edit]

пре̏пона f (Latin spelling prȅpona)

  1. (usually in the plural) groin
  2. hurdle, obstacle

Declension[edit]