дамба

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Russian[edit]

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дамба

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch dam.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

да́мба (dámbaf inan (genitive да́мбы, nominative plural да́мбы, genitive plural дамб)

  1. dam, levee, dike
    Synonym: плоти́на (plotína)

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Ukrainian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Russian да́мба (dámba), from Dutch dam or Low German Damm.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈdambɐ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

да́мба (dámbaf inan (genitive да́мби, nominative plural да́мби, genitive plural дамб)

  1. levee, dyke (UK), dike (US), embankment, seawall (earthwork raised to prevent inundation of low land by the sea or flooding rivers)
  2. dam (structure placed across a flowing body of water to retain or divert some of the water)
    Synonym: гре́бля f (hréblja)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Melnychuk, O. S., editor (1982–2012), “дамба”, in Етимологічний словник української мови: у 7 т. [Etymological Dictionary of the Ukrainian Language: in 7 vols] (in Ukrainian), Kyiv: Naukova Dumka

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