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)).

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

Noun[edit]

pròsinac m

  1. (Croatia) December
    u prosincu‎ ― in December
    dvadeset petog prosinca‎ ― on the twenty-fifth of December

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