местечко

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Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of ме́сто (mésto, place, (dialectal) city), or calqued from another Slavic language. Compare Polish miasteczko.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mʲɪsʲˈtʲetɕkə/

Noun[edit]

месте́чко (mestéčkon (genitive месте́чка, nominative plural месте́чки)

  1. A small village or town on the territory of the former Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.
  2. A shtetl, small Jewish village.

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