blazinja

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bolzina, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰelǵʰ- ‎(to swell), cognate with Russian болозно ‎(bolozno, thick plank), Slovene blazina ‎(cushion). Compare Avestan 𐬠𐬀𐬭𐬆𐬰𐬌𐬱 ‎(barəziš, cushion, cover), Gothic 𐌱𐌰𐌻𐌲𐍃 ‎(balgs, wineskin), German Balg ‎(fell), Persian بالش ‎(bâleš, pillow), Armenian բարձ ‎(barj), Old Prussian balsinis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /blǎziɲa/
  • Hyphenation: bla‧zi‧nja

Noun[edit]

blàzinja f ‎(Cyrillic spelling бла̀зиња)

  1. (regional, Croatia) pillow
  2. (regional, Croatia) cushion

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