абзац

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Absatz.

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Noun[edit]

абза́ц ‎(abzácm inan ‎(genitive абза́ца, nominative plural абза́цы)

  1. (grammar) paragraph
    де́лать абза́цdélatʹ abzác ― to make a paragraph
    нача́ть/начина́ть с (но́вого) абза́цаnačátʹ/načinátʹ s (nóvovo) abzáca ― to begin a (new) line/paragraph; to indent a line
  2. (informal) an indentation at the start of a paragraph.
    де́лать абза́цdélatʹ abzác ― to indent
  3. (euphemism) for пизде́ц ‎(pizdéc).

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Абзац translates as paragraph and is marked by an indentation and by the typographical character . Conversely, пара́граф ‎(parágraf) translates as section, is demarked by a section break, and by the symbol §. Compare also разде́л ‎(razdél)


Ukrainian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

абза́ц ‎(abzácm inan ‎(genitive абза́цу, nominative plural абза́ци)

  1. paragraph
  2. indentation

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References[edit]

  • абзац” in Ivan Bilodid (editor-in-chief) (1970–1980), Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Dictionary of the Ukrainian language], in 11 vols, Kiev: Naukova Dumka