Dunav

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *Dunavь, from Gothic *𐌳𐍉𐌽𐌰𐍅𐌹 (*dōnawi), from Proto-Germanic *Dōnawjaz, from Proto-Celtic *Dānowyos (whence also Latin Danubius), an extended form of the river-name *Dānu, from Proto-Indo-European *déh₂nu (river goddess), akin to *dʰenh₂- (to set in motion; to flow).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dǔnaʋ/
  • Hyphenation: Du‧nav

Proper noun[edit]

Dùnav m (Cyrillic spelling Ду̀нав)

  1. (uncountable) Danube

Declension[edit]