гусеница

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Russian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Old Church Slavonic юсеница (jusenica), Ukrainian гу́сениця (húsenycja), Bulgarian гъсе́ница (gǎsénica), Serbo-Croatian гу̏сеница/gȕsenica/гу̏сјеница/gȕsjenica, Slovene gosẹ̑nica, Czech housenka, Slovak husenica, Old Polish wąsienica, Polish gąsienica, Upper Sorbian husańca, Lower Sorbian guseńca. Probably from Proto-Slavic *ǫsěnica. The initial г (g)- is prothetic or by conflation with Common Slavonic гоущерица (gušterica, lizard) (Russian я́щерица (jáščerica)), and is not related to Russian гусь (gusʹ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɡusʲɪnʲɪt͡sə]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

гу́сеница (gúsenicaf anim or f inan (genitive гу́сеницы, nominative plural гу́сеницы, genitive plural гу́сениц, related adjective гу́сеничный, diminutive гу́сеничка)

  1. (animate) caterpillar (larva of a butterfly)
  2. (mechanical, inanimate) caterpillar track

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ǫsěnica

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡûsenit͡sa/
  • Hyphenation: гу‧се‧ни‧ца

Noun[edit]

гу̏сеница f (Latin spelling gȕsenica)

  1. caterpillar
  2. caterpillar tread (of a tractor or tank)

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