vatra

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See also: vatră

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vatra, ultimately from Proto-Iranian *ātr-. The exact route of descent is uncertain, though. Cognate with Ossetian арт (art, fire), Persian آدر(fire), Avestan 𐬁𐬙𐬀𐬭(ātar, fire), Pashto اور(fire) and also borrowed in Albanian vatër, Romanian vatră, Old Armenian ատր- (atr-).

Alternatively from Proto-Albanian *ōtar,[1][2][3] also from Proto-Iranian *ātr-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vatra f (plural vatry)

  1. bonfire
  2. hearth

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “vatra”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, pages 495–496
  2. ^ Domosileckaja, M. V. (2002) Albansko-vostočnoromanskij sopostavitelʹnyj ponjatijnyj slovarʹ: Skotovodčeskaja leksika [Albanian – Eastern Romance Comparative Conceptual Dictionary: The Pastoral Vocabulary] (in Russian), Saint Petersburg: Nauka, →ISBN, page 457
  3. ^ Mallory, J. P.; Adams, D. Q., editors (1997) Encyclopedia of Indo-European culture, London, Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, page 263

Gagauz[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Romanian vatră (fireplace), in turn possibly from Albanian vatër, definite form vatra.

Noun[edit]

vatra (definite accusative vatrayı, plural vatralar)

  1. hearth

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Romanian vatră (fireplace), and Albanian vatër, definite form vatra, possibly borrowed from it.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʋâtra/
  • Hyphenation: vat‧ra

Noun[edit]

vȁtra f (Cyrillic spelling ва̏тра)

  1. fire

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • vatra” in Hrvatski jezični portal