Сочи

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Russian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Georgian სოჭი(soč̣i, fir) (The city belonged to Georgia during the VI-XV centuries).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Со́чи (Sóčim inan (indeclinable)

  1. Sochi, a city in Krasnodar krai, which hosted the 2014 Winter Olympics
    знал бы при́куп — жил бы в Со́чи‎ ― znal by príkup — žil by v Sóčiif (I) knew what the "widow" is (a card hand), I would live in Sochi (proverb)

Usage notes[edit]

The word is indeclinable, but a colloquial or jocular locative в Соча́х(v Sočáx) is possible.

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