ящик

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic аскъ (askŭ) or ꙗскъ (jaskŭ), from Old Norse askr (wooden vessel) or eski (ashen box).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

я́щик (jáščikm inan

  1. box, case, chest
  2. drawer (in a table)
  3. (colloquial, disparaging) idiot box, boob tube (TV set)

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References[edit]

  • ящик 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