ворох

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *vorxъ. Cognate with Ukrainian во́рох (vórox, heap, pile), also воро́ха (voróxa), Belarusian во́рох (vórox, noise), Bulgarian врах (vrah, sheaves intended for threshing), Polish zawroch (blizzard, whirlwind). More distantly cognate with Russian Church Slavonic врѣшти (vrěšti, to hammer) (1sg. вьрху (vĭrxu)), Bulgarian връха (vrǎha, to hammer), Slovene vršíti (to trample sheaves with cattle), Latvian vârsms (grain spread out for threshing, pile of sieved grain), Latin verrō (to drag, to sweep) (infinitive verrere), Ancient Greek ἔρρω (érrhō, to walk with difficulty, to limp, to trudge), Old High German wërran (to confuse), from Proto-Indo-European *wers- (to drag along the ground).

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Noun[edit]

во́рох (vóroxm inan (genitive во́роха, nominative plural вороха́ or во́рохи, genitive plural ворохо́в or во́рохов)

  1. pile, heap

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