trn

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See also: tŕň

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tьrnъ, from Proto-Indo-European *tr̥nom, *(s)tern- ‎(sharp stalk or thorn), possibly derived from *ster- ‎(stiff). Compare Slovak tŕň, Slovene, and Serbo-Croatian trn, Russian тёрн ‎(tjorn), German Dorn, English thorn.

Noun[edit]

trn m

  1. thorn (protective spine of a plant)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tьrnъ, from Proto-Indo-European *tr̥nom, *(s)tern- ‎(sharp stalk or thorn), possibly derived from *ster- ‎(stiff). Cognate with Bulgarian трън ‎(trǎn), Czech and Slovene trn, Slovak tŕň, Russian тёрн ‎(tjorn) and терние ‎(ternije). Non-Slavic cognates include English thorn and Sanskrit तृण ‎(tṛ́ṇa, grass).

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Noun[edit]

tȓn m ‎(Cyrillic spelling тр̑н)

  1. thorn (protective spine of a plant)

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