снег

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Russian[edit]

Снег

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sněgъ, Proto-Indo-European *snóygʷʰos.

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Noun[edit]

снег (snegm inan

  1. (meteorology) snow
    идёт снег.
    It is snowing.
    мокрый снег
    sleet, wet snow
    как снег на голову (saying)
    like a bolt from the blue (literally: like snow on the head; meaning unexpectedly, suddenly)
    что-л. нужно, как прошлогодний снег
    smth. is not needed in the least (literally: smth. needed as last year's snow; meaning something useless)
    зимой снега не выпросить (saying)
    said about somebody mean, stingy (literally: cannot be asked for snow in winter)
  2. (figuratively) snow, the white electrical noise on a TV set when there is no TV signal
  3. (slang) cocaine

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sněgъ, from Proto-Indo-European *snóygʷʰos.

Noun[edit]

сне̑г m (Latin spelling snȇg)

  1. snow

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