приказчик

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Russian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From приказывать (prikazyvatʹ) +‎ -чик (-čik).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /prʲɪˈkaɕːɪk/

Noun[edit]

прика́зчик (prikázčikm anim

  1. (historical) shop clerk, shop assistant, salesman (hired worker in a shop in pre-revolutionary Russia)
    приказчик в лавке
  2. (historical) steward, managing landowner’s manor in pre-revolutionary Russia
    барский приказчик
  3. (figuratively, dated) someone who blindly follows and obeys his master

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