временщик

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Russian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From времен- ‎(vremen-), combining form of вре́мя ‎(vrémja, time), which also had the now obsolete sense of “fortunate incident”, +‎ -щик ‎(-ščik).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [vrʲɪmʲɪnʲˈɕːik]

Noun[edit]

временщи́к ‎(vremenščíkm anim ‎(genitive временщика́, nominative plural временщики́, genitive plural временщико́в)

  1. (historical) favourite, minion (of a monarch)
  2. (derogatory) timeserver (someone temporarily and undeservedly raised to a position of authority)
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See etymology 1.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈvrʲemʲɪnʲɕːɪk]

Noun[edit]

вре́менщик ‎(vrémenščikm anim ‎(genitive вре́менщика, nominative plural вре́менщики, genitive plural вре́менщиков)

  1. temporary inhabitant or worker
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