pysanka

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Etymology[edit]

Ukrainian писанка ‎(pýsanka) < писати ‎(pysáty, to write), referring to writing on an egg with a stylus in a wax-resist dyeing process, from Proto-Slavic *pьsati, related to *pьstrъ ‎(feathered), + Ukrainian feminine ending -ка ‎(-ka)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɪsənˌkʌ/
  • Hyphenation: py‧san‧ka

Noun[edit]

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pysanka ‎(plural pysanky)

  1. (Canada) A hand-decorated Ukrainian Easter egg with intricate designs.

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