трава

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See also: травя

Belarusian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *trava.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

трава́ (traváf

  1. grass

Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *trava.

Noun[edit]

трава (travaf

  1. grass
  2. plants

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *trava (grass), from the PIE root *treh₁-. Related to дрова (drova, firewood), травить (travitʹ, to spoil or damage the grass) and тереть (teretʹ, to rub). Cognate with Ancient Greek τρώγω (trṓgō, I ate, devour)

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Noun[edit]

трава́ (traváf inan (genitive травы́, nominative plural тра́вы, genitive plural трав)

  1. grass
  2. herb
    медоно́сные тра́выmedonósnyje trávymelliferous herbs
  3. (slang) marijuana (or any other vegetative drug; also травка)

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References[edit]

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

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *trava.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /trǎːʋa/
  • Hyphenation: тра‧ва

Noun[edit]

тра́ва f (Latin spelling tráva)

  1. (uncountable) grass
  2. herb
  3. (slang) weed, pot
    Он седи на свом кревету пушећи траву и читајући Достојевског. (Ekavian)
    Он сједи на свом кревету пушећи траву и читајући Достојевског. (Ijekavian)
    He's sitting on his bed, smoking pot and reading Dostoyevsky

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Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *trava.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

трава́ (traváf inan (genitive трави́, nominative plural тра́ви)

  1. grass

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