trn

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See also: tŕň

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tьrnъ, from Proto-Indo-European *tr̥nós, from *(s)ter- (stiff). Compare Slovak tŕň, Slovene, and Serbo-Croatian trn, Russian тёрн (tjorn), German Dorn, English thorn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trn m

  1. thorn (protective spine of a plant)
  2. (engineering) center, spike, pin (a pointy part used e.g. to hold another object in a machining tool)

Declension[edit]

trn

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • trn in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • trn in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tьrnъ, from Proto-Indo-European *tr̥nós, from *(s)ter- (stiff). Cognate with Bulgarian трън (trǎn), Czech and Slovene trn, Slovak tŕň, Russian тёрн (tjorn) and терние (ternije). Non-Slavic cognates include Template:Cog, Sanskrit तृण (tṛ́ṇa, grass).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tȓn m (Cyrillic spelling тр̑н)

  1. thorn (protective spine of a plant)

Declension[edit]

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