бабочка

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Бабочки.

Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ба́бочка (bábočkaf anim, f inan

  1. butterfly
    ночная бабочка (nočnája bábočka) — moth
  2. bowtie
  3. (informal) woman (jocular diminutive form of баба)

Usage notes[edit]

Russian does not divide butterflies and moths the same way English does. Russian has мотылёк for a kind of small moth that swarms at night, and моль for the moth that eats clothes, but the other moths are all бабочки.

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