Pysanka meaning

(Canada) A hand-decorated Ukrainian Easter egg with intricate designs.
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Origin of pysanka

  • 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)
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