ⰽⱃⱏⰺ

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Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kry, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *krouio, from Proto-Indo-European *krewh₂- ‎(blood of a wound).

Balto-Slavic cognates include Lithuanian kraujas, Latvian krevele and Old Prussian krawian. Other Indo-European cognates include Sanskrit क्रविस् ‎(kravis), Ancient Greek κρέας ‎(kréas), Latin cruor, Old English hræw, Old Saxon *hrāo, Dutch rauw, Old High German (German roh), Old Norse hrár (Swedish ) and Old Irish crú.

Noun[edit]

ⰽⱃⱏⰺ ‎(kryf

  1. blood

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Attested in recently found Psalterium Sinaiticum; in older literature accusative singular кръвь ‎(krŭvĭ) is used as the nominative singular as well.

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