prosinac

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Morphologically possibly from pro- (through) + sȋnjī (gray; of the colour of ash). Etymology of Christian source describes it as a month of "praying" (compare pròsiti (to pray)). Other sources speculate that, since it's the month of Sun's solstice, it would be the month in which the Sun "starts glowing" (compare prosínuti (to start glowing)).

Cognate to Czech prosinec.

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  • IPA(key): /prǒsinats/
  • Hyphenation: pro‧si‧nac

Noun[edit]

pròsinac m (Cyrillic spelling про̀синац)

  1. (Croatia) December
    u prosincuin December
    dvadeset petog prosincaon the twenty-fifth of December

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