товарищ

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic товарищь (tovariščĭ), from Proto-Slavic, from Old Turkic [script?] (tavar, property, livestock, goods) + iš (fellow traveller).

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Noun[edit]

това́рищ (továriščm anim (genitive това́рища, nominative plural това́рищи)

  1. comrade, friend (male or female)
  2. mate, companion, pal (male or female)
  3. colleague, assistant (male or female)
  4. classmate, fellow student (male or female)
  5. A common word used to address countryman in the period of USSR (male or female)

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