вокзал

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Russian[edit]

Russian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ru

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English Vauxhall (site of a pleasure garden and major railway station). The ending was influenced by зал (zal, hall). The spelling фоксал (foksal) attested in 1777 is from French facs-hall, from the same English source.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

вокза́л (vokzálm inan (genitive вокза́ла, nominative plural вокза́лы, genitive plural вокза́лов)

  1. (obsolete) park, pleasure garden
    • 1813, Aleksandr Pushkin, ‘To Natalie’
      На гуляньях иль в воксалах / Легким зефиром летал. At fetes and in parks, I've been flitting like a gentle zephyr.
  2. train station, railroad station, railway station, depot

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “вокзал”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “вокзал”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 162
  • Šapošnikov, A. K. (2010), “вокзал”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ sovremennovo russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Contemporary Russian Language] (in Russian), volume I, Moscow: Flinta; Nauka, page 135b

Ukrainian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

вокза́л (vokzálm inan (genitive вокза́лу, nominative plural вокза́ли)

  1. train station, railroad station, railway station, depot

Declension[edit]

References[edit]