сорока

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Russian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *s(v)orka.

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Noun[edit]

соро́ка (sorókaf anim

  1. European magpie (Pica pica) (Russians associate the magpie with unpleasant squawking, complaining, and especially thievery)
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Cardinal number[edit]

сорока (soroká)

  1. genitive singular of сорок (sorok)
  2. instrumental singular of сорок (sorok)
  3. prepositional singular of сорок (sorok)

Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *s(v)orka.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

соро́ка (sorókaf anim (genitive соро́ки, nominative plural соро́ки)

  1. magpie

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Noun[edit]

соро́ка (sorókaf anim (genitive соро́ки, nominative plural соро́ки)

  1. (figuratively) a very talkative man

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References[edit]

  • сорока” in Ivan Bilodid (editor-in-chief) (1970–1980), Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Dictionary of the Ukrainian language], in 11 vols, Kiev: Naukova Dumka