город

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *gordъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *gordos, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰordʰos, *ǵʰortós, from base Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰer- (to enclose, to grasp), either directly or possibly via Proto-Germanic *gardaz. Cognate with English yard, garden, gird, Danish gård, Norwegian gard, German Garten, Romanian gard and Albanian gardh.

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го́род (górodm inan (genitive го́рода, nominative plural города́)

  1. city, town
  2. downtown

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Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *gordъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *gordos, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰordʰos, *ǵʰortós, from *ǵʰer- (to enclose).

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го́род (hórodm inan (genitive го́рода, nominative plural городи́)

  1. walled town, city, citadel
  2. vegetable garden

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References[edit]

  • город” in Ivan Bilodid (editor-in-chief) (1970–1980), Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Dictionary of the Ukrainian language], in 11 vols, Kiev: Naukova Dumka