верх

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vьrxъ (whence also Old Church Slavonic врьхъ (vrĭxŭ)), from Proto-Indo-European *wers-.

Balto-Slavic cognates include Lithuanian viršus and Latvian virsus. Other Indo-European cognates include Latin verruca (a steep place, height), Ancient Greek ἕρμα (hérma, reef, rock, hill).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ве́рх (vérxm inan

  1. top, upper part, roof, dome, height
  2. (figuratively) summit, apex
    совеща́ние в верха́хsummit meeting
  3. the highest degree of something
    Это верх глу́пости!This is the height of stupidity!

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

ве́рх (vérxm inan

  1. right side (of clothing, fabric), shoe upper, boot top
  2. hood, top, soft top, rag top of a carriage or convertible automobile
  3. cap, cover, outside, shell (clothing, as opposed to a lining)

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