попугай

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

попуга́й (popugájm anim (genitive попуга́я, nominative plural попуга́и)

  1. parrot (bird).
  2. parrot (person).
  3. a showy and gaudily dressed person; popinjay
  4. a jocular unit of length, presumably equal to the length of a parrot. (Originates from the Soviet animated cartoon "Тридцать восемь попугаев" (1976), where animals measured the length of a boa constrictor comparing him to a parrot.)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

попуга́й (popugáj)

  1. singular imperative of попуга́ть (popugátʹ)