борщ

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Russian[edit]

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Борщ со сметаной.

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bъrščь, originally meaning “hogweed”, then “hogweed soup”, later “beetroot soup”, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *bursktis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [borɕː]
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Noun[edit]

борщ (borščm inan (genitive борща́, nominative plural борщи́, genitive plural борще́й, related adjective борщево́й, diminutive бо́рщик or борще́ц or борщо́к)

  1. borscht, borsht, borshch, borsch (a soup made of beets and cabbage)
  2. (dated) hogweed (Heracleum sphondylium)

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Ukrainian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bъrščь, first meaning “hogweed”, then “hogweed soup”, later “beet soup”, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *bursktis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

борщ (borščm inan (genitive борщу́, nominative plural борщі́, genitive plural борщі́в, related adjective борще́вий or борщови́й, diminutive бо́рщик or борще́ць)

  1. borscht, beet soup
  2. hogweed, Heracleum sphondylium

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Rudnycʹkyj, Jaroslav-Bohdan (1962–1972) , “борщ”, in Etymolohičnyj slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Etymological Dictionary of the Ukrainian Language] (in Ukrainian), volume I, Winnipeg: Ukrainian Free Academy of Sciences
  • борщ in Bilodid, I. K., editor (1970–1980) Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy, Kiev: Naukova Dumka
  • борщ in Horox (slovozmina)
  • борщ in Slovnyk - portal ukrajinsʹkoji movy ta kulʹtury