город

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Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*gʰerdʰ-

From Proto-Slavic *gordъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *gordos, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰordʰos, from base Proto-Indo-European *gʰerdʰ- ‎(to enclose, to grasp), either directly or possibly via Proto-Germanic *gardaz. Cognate with Dutch gaard, gaarde.

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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, from *gʰerdʰ- ‎(to enclose).

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

  1. (rare) walled town, city, citadel

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горо́д ‎(horódm inan ‎(genitive горо́ди, nominative plural горо́ди)

  1. 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