ворота

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See also: воротя

Russian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vorta. Doublet of врата́ (vratá), a borrowing from Old Church Slavonic.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [vɐˈrotə]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

воро́та (vorótan inan pl (genitive воро́т, plural only)

  1. gate
  2. goal (in many sports, e.g. soccer, an area into which the players attempt to put an object)
    пробива́ть ми́мо воро́тprobivátʹ mímo vorótto shoot past the goal; to shoot wide
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

во́рота (vórotam inan

  1. genitive singular of во́рот (vórot)

Further reading[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “ворота”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv O. N., Moscow: Progress