башка

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See also: башҡа

Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish (Turkish başka).

Adjective[edit]

башка (baška) (no comparative)

  1. separate

Adverb[edit]

башка (baška) (no comparative)

  1. separately

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Turkic language, probably a borrowing of a dative singular form attested in Kipchak languages; compare Tatar баш (baş, head), Bashkir башҡа (bašqa, literally head.1SG.DAT).

Initial (in 17th century) meaning 'head of a large fish' implies an origin related to fish trade in South Russia (e.g. on Volga and Don).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bɐʂˈka]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

башка́ (baškáf inan (genitive башки́, nominative plural башки́, genitive plural башо́к)

  1. (colloquial, derogatory) pate, noggin, bonce (slang word for head, part of the body)
    Поду́май свое́й башко́й о после́дствиях!
    Podúmaj svojéj baškój o poslédstvijax!
    Use your noggin, think of the consequences!

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