тормоз

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

то́рмоз (tórmozm inan

  1. brake, brakes
  2. (figuratively) drag
  3. (figuratively) slow-witted person, retard

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References[edit]

  • тормоз in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv