Ладога

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Крепость в Старой Ладоге

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic Ладога ‎(Ladoga), through metathesis from Finnish *aaldokas ‎(billowy, wavy), from aalto ‎(wave). The lake is known for storms.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): [ˈladəɡə]

Proper noun[edit]

Ла́дога ‎(Ládogaf inan ‎(genitive Ла́доги, nominative plural Ла́доги)

  1. Ladoga (Lake Ladoga in Russia, near St. Petersburg)
  2. Staraya Ladoga, a Russian village and ancient Russian town

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References[edit]

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