Москва

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Москва ‎(Moskva)

  1. Moscow

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Москва ‎(Moskvaf

  1. Moscow

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Москва ‎(Moskva)

  1. Moscow

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Москва ‎(Móskvaf

  1. Moscow

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Москва ‎(Moskva)

  1. Moscow

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Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic Москъвь/Московь ‎(Moskŭvĭ/Moskovĭ), originally referring to the river, probably from Proto-Slavic *mosky of unknown origin. Perhaps related to Czech moskva ‎(raw bread), Slovak mozga ‎(puddle), Polish Mozgawa, and more distantly Lithuanian mazgóti ‎(to wash, rinse), Sanskrit मज्जति ‎(majjati, to sink), Latin mergō ‎(to dive). May be connected to Finnish Masku.[1]

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Москва́ ‎(Moskváf inan ‎(genitive Москвы́)

  1. Moscow (capital of Russia)
    • 1926-1927, Andrei Platonov, Эфирный тракт:
      Москва проснулась и завизжала трамваями. … Летнее солнце ликовало над полнокровной землёй, и взорам двух людей предстала новая Москва ― чудесный город могущественной культуры, упрямого труда и умного счастья.
      Moscow awakened and screamed with trams. … The summer sun rejoiced over the full-blooded land, and two men appeared before the gaze of a new Moscow ― a wonderful city of powerful culture, stubborn labor and intelligent happiness.
    в Москве́‎ ― v Moskvé ― in Moscow
    в Москву́‎ ― v Moskvú ― to Moscow
    из Москвы́‎ ― iz Moskvý ― from Moscow
  2. Moskva (river)
    Москва впадает в Оку у города Коломна.
    The Moskva flows into the Oka River near the town of Kolomna.
  3. the government of the Russian Federation
    Москва так и не ответила на требования Вашингтона.
    Moscow has not responded to Washington's demands.

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  1. ^ Fasmer, Maks (1964–1973), “Москва”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /môskʋa/
  • Hyphenation: Мос‧ква

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Мо̏сква f ‎(Latin spelling Mȍskva)

  1. Moscow (capital of Russia)

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Ukrainian[edit]

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Москва́ ‎(Moskváf ‎(genitive Москви́)

  1. Moscow

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