абака

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Bulgarian[edit]

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абака ‎(abáka) (citation form абак)

  1. Objective form of the singular definite form of абак.
  2. Count form of абак.

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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  • аба́к ‎(abák) (uppermost member of column)

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Noun[edit]

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

  1. (architecture) abacus (uppermost member of the capital of a column)
  2. (cooking) abacus (cupboard for holding cups, bottles, etc.)
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References[edit]

  • Anikin, A. Je. (2007), “абака”, in Russkij etimologičeskij slovarʹ [Russian Etymological Dictionary] (in Russian), volume I, Moscow: Rukopisnyje pamjatniki Drevnej Rusi, page 65

Etymology 2[edit]

Ultimately from Tagalog abaká. Compare Spanish abacá.

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Noun[edit]

абака́ ‎(abakáf inan ‎(genitive абаки́, uncountable)

  1. abaca, Manila hemp
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Noun[edit]

аба́ка ‎(abákam inan

  1. genitive singular of аба́к ‎(abák)

External links[edit]

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

Ukrainian[edit]

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

  1. (architecture) abacus

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