белка

From Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Bulgarian[edit]

Bulgarian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia bg

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *bělъka.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbɛɫkɐ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation(key): бел‧ка

Noun[edit]

бе́лка (bélkaf

  1. beech marten, stone marten (Martes foina)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • белка”, in Речник на българския език [Dictionary of the Bulgarian Language] (in Bulgarian), Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2014
  • белка”, in Речник на българския език [Dictionary of the Bulgarian Language] (in Bulgarian), Chitanka, 2010

Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From бел (bel, white) +‎ -ка (-ka).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

белка (belkaf (plural белки)

  1. egg white, albumen, white (white of the egg; albumen)
  2. (anatomy) sclera, white (white of the eye)
  3. white female (Caucasian person)
    Synonym: белкинка f (belkinka)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Russian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Old East Slavic бѣлъка (bělŭka, squirrel), diminutive of бѣла (běla, squirrel) (see -ка (-ka)), from бѣла вѣверица (běla věverica, white squirrel), from Proto-Slavic *bělъka. See бе́лый (bélyj, white), ве́верица (véverica, squirrel; ermine, stoat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

бе́лка (bélkaf anim (genitive бе́лки, nominative plural бе́лки, genitive plural бе́лок, relational adjective бе́личий, diminutive бе́лочка)

  1. squirrel (mammal)
    Synonym: (regional) ве́кша (vékša)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

белка́ (belkám inan

  1. genitive singular of бело́к (belók)

References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “белка”, in Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), transl. & suppl. by Oleg Trubachyov, Moscow: Progress
  • Chernykh, P. Ja. (1993), “белка”, in Историко-этимологический словарь русского языка [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1 (а – пантомима), 3rd edition, Moscow: Russian Lang., →ISBN, page 82
  • Sreznevsky, Izmail I. (1893), “белка”, in Матеріалы для Словаря древне-русскаго языка по письменнымъ памятникамъ [Materials for the Dictionary of the Old East Slavic Language Based on Written Monuments]‎[1] (in Russian), volume 1 (А – К), Saint Petersburg: Department of Russian Language and Literature of the Imperial Academy of Sciences, column 217