бич

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Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bičь.

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Noun[edit]

бич (bičm

  1. whip

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Mongolian[edit]

Verb[edit]

бич (bich)

  1. imperative of бичих (bichikh)

Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bʲit͡ɕ]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -it͡ɕ

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bičь.

Noun[edit]

бич (bičm inan (genitive бича́, nominative plural бичи́, genitive plural биче́й)

  1. whip, scourge
  2. (figuratively) scourge (a source of trouble, suffering, or destruction)
  3. (Southern Russia) swipple
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Etymology 2[edit]

Probably from English beachcomber.

Noun[edit]

бич (bičm anim (genitive бича́, nominative plural бичи́, genitive plural биче́й)

  1. (colloquial) bum, hobo (homeless)
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References[edit]

  • Anikin, A. E. (2009), “бич I”, in Русский этимологический словарь [Russian Etymological Dictionary] (in Russian), volume 3, Moscow: Manuscript Monuments Ancient Rus, page 217
  • Anikin, A. E. (2009), “бич III”, in Русский этимологический словарь [Russian Etymological Dictionary] (in Russian), volume 3, Moscow: Manuscript Monuments Ancient Rus, page 218

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bičь.

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Noun[edit]

би̏ч m (Latin spelling bȉč)

  1. whip

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