Чернобыль

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ukrainian Чорно́биль (Čornóbylʹ), from чорно́биль (čornóbylʹ, wormwood) (compare native чернобы́ль (černobýlʹ, wormwood)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [t͡ɕɪrˈnobɨlʲ]

Proper noun[edit]

Черно́быль (Černóbylʹm inan (genitive Черно́быля, nominative plural Черно́были, genitive plural Черно́былей)

  1. Chernobyl, a small city in Ukraine, site of a 1986 nuclear disaster.

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