икра

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Macedonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

икра (ikraf

  1. roe (fish eggs)

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *jьkrā, from Proto-Indo-European *ikʷ(e)r- (fish egg).

Compare Proto-Indo-European to etymology of English roe (fish eggs).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

икра́ (ikráf inan (genitive икры́, nominative plural и́кры)

  1. (only singular) roe, spawn (of fish), also small eggs of frogs or other amphibia.
    мета́ть икру́to spawn
  2. (only singular) caviar (as food).
    зерни́стая икра́soft caviar
    ке́товая икра́red caviar, ikra
    у́стричная икра́spat
  3. (only singular) (figuratively) paste (dish of mushrooms or vegetables minced into small particles).
    баклажа́нная икра́aubergine paste
    кабачко́вая икра́marrow paste
    грибна́я икра́mushroom paste
  4. (usually in the plural) calf of the leg, (musculus gastrocnemius) gastrocnemius muscle.
    игра́ть и́крами(literally) to play with the calves (repeatedly quickly tensing and relaxing the calves of the legs)
  5. (obsolete) drifting ice floe (especially on a river).

Descendants[edit]

  • Japanese: イクラ (ikura, salmon roe)

Declension[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ikra, *jьkrā, from Proto-Indo-European *ikʷ(e)r- (fish egg).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /îkra/
  • Hyphenation: и‧кра

Noun[edit]

и̏кра f (Latin spelling ȉkra)

  1. (uncountable) roe (fish)
  2. (uncountable) caviar

Declension[edit]