черв'як

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Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *čьrvь, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷr̥mis (worm).

Noun[edit]

черв'я́к (červʺjákm anim (genitive черв'яка́, nominative plural черв'яки́)

  1. worm
  2. maggot

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

черв'я́к (červʺjákm anim (genitive черв'яка́, nominative plural черв'яки́)

  1. (figuratively) weak, pathetic or worthless man

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

черв'я́к (červʺjákm inan (genitive черв'яка́, nominative plural черв'яки́)

  1. worm (screw or spiral instrument)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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