абака

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Bulgarian[edit]

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аба́ка (abákam

  1. inflection of аба́к (abák):
    1. definite objective singular
    2. count form

Russian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Ultimately from Ancient Greek ἄβαξ (ábax, board for drawing, calculating).

Аба́ка (Abáka), in its culinary sense, originally referred to a perforated board for holding cups (compare cupboard, from cup + board).

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аба́ка (abákaf inan (genitive аба́ки, nominative plural аба́ки, genitive plural аба́к)

  1. (architecture) abacus (uppermost member of the capital of a column)
    Synonyms: аба́к (abák), плита́ (plitá)
  2. (cooking) abacus (cupboard for holding cups, bottles, etc.)
    Synonyms: буфе́т (bufét), шкаф (škaf)
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References[edit]

  • Anikin, A. E. (2007), “абака”, in Русский этимологический словарь [Russian Etymological Dictionary] (in Russian), issue 1 (A – аяюшка), Moscow: Manuscript Monuments Ancient Rus, →ISBN, page 65

Etymology 2[edit]

Ultimately from Tagalog abaká. Compare Spanish abacá.

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абака́ (abakáf inan (genitive абаки́, uncountable)

  1. abaca, Manila hemp
    Synonyms: манильская пенька́ (manilʹskaja penʹká), тексти́льный бана́н (tekstílʹnyj banán)
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Etymology 3[edit]

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аба́ка (abákam inan

  1. genitive singular of аба́к (abák)

Further reading[edit]

  • абака in Большой толковый словарь, editor-in-chief С. А. Кузнецов – hosted at gramota.ru

Ukrainian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɐˈbakɐ]
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Noun[edit]

аба́ка (abákaf inan (genitive аба́ки, nominative plural аба́ки, genitive plural аба́к)

  1. (architecture) abacus

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