абака

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Bulgarian[edit]

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абака (abáka) (citation form абак)

  1. Objective form of the singular definite form of абак.
  2. Count form of абак.

Russian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Ultimately from Ancient Greek ἄβαξ (ábaks, board for drawing, calculating).

Абака (Abaka), in its culinary sense, originally referred to a perforated board for holding cups (compare cupboard, from cup + board).

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  • абак (abak) (uppermost member of column)

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Noun[edit]

аба́ка (abákaf inan (genitive аба́ки, nominative plural аба́ки)

  1. (architecture) abacus (uppermost member of the capital of a column)
  2. (cooking) abacus (cupboard for holding cups, bottles, etc.)
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References[edit]

  • “абака” in Aleksandr Anikin (2007—), Russkij etimologičeskij slovarʹ [Russian Etymological Dictionary], Moscow: Manuscripts of Ancient Russia, volume I, page 65

Etymology 2[edit]

Ultimately from Tagalog abaká. Compare Spanish abacá.

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Noun[edit]

абака́ (abakáf inan

  1. abaca, Manila hemp
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Ukrainian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

аба́ка (abákaf inan (genitive аба́ки, nominative plural аба́ки)

  1. (architecture) abacus

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References[edit]

  • абака” in Ivan Bilodid (editor-in-chief) (1970–1980), Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Dictionary of the Ukrainian language], in 11 vols, Kiev: Naukova Dumka