треволнение

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Old Church Slavonic трьволнъниѥ (trĭvolnŭnije), composed of трь- (trĭ-, three) + влъна (vlŭna, wave). A calque of Ancient Greek τρι-κυμία (tri-kumía), literally “third wave”, from the belief that the third wave is the most dangerous one (compare девя́тый вал (devjátyj val)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [trʲɪvɐlˈnʲenʲɪje]

Noun[edit]

треволне́ние (trevolnénijen inan (genitive треволне́ния, nominative plural треволне́ния, genitive plural треволне́ний)

  1. extreme anxiety, disquiet, agitation

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References[edit]

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