tŕň

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Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tьrnъ, from Proto-Indo-European *tr̥nós, from *(s)ter- (stiff). Cognate with Czech and Slovene trn, Bulgarian трън (trǎn), Serbo-Croatian трн, trn, Russian тёрн (tjorn), терние (ternije). Non-Slavic cognates include English thorn, Sanskrit तृण (tṛ́ṇa, grass).

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Noun[edit]

tŕň m (genitive singular tŕňa, nominative plural tŕne, declension pattern of stroj)

  1. thorn (protective spine of a plant)

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Further reading[edit]

  • tŕň in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk