белка

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Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From бел (bel, white) +‎ -ка (-ka).

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белка (belkaf (plural белки)

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

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Russian[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).

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  • IPA(key): [ˈbʲeɫkə]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

бе́лка (bélkaf anim (genitive бе́лки, nominative plural бе́лки, genitive plural бе́лок, related adjective бе́личий)

  1. squirrel (mammal)
    Synonym: ве́кша (vékša)
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белка́ (belkám inan

  1. genitive singular of бело́к (belók)

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