яйцо

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Belarusian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ajьce, diminutive of *(j)aje, *ȃje, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm.

Noun[edit]

яйцо́ (jajtsón

  1. egg
  2. ovum

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ajьce, diminutive of *(j)aje, *ȃje, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm.

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Noun[edit]

яйцо́ (jajcón inan (genitive яйца́, nominative plural я́йца)

  1. egg
    (proverb) я́йца ку́рицу не у́чат (jájca kúricu ne účat) — don't teach your grandmother to suck eggs
  2. ovum
  3. (colloquial, usually in the plural, vulgar) testicles, balls, nuts, nads, gonad
    держа́ть кого́-либо за я́йца — get someone by the balls
    она́ де́ржит его́ за я́йца — she's got him by the balls

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(slang) balls, nuts

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