зебра

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Bulgarian[edit]

зебра

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈzɛbrɐ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

зе́бра (zébraf

  1. zebra

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Macedonian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

зебра (zebraf (diminutive зебричка)

  1. zebra

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Russian[edit]

Russian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from a Western European language.[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

зе́бра (zébraf anim or f inan (genitive зе́бры, nominative plural зе́бры, genitive plural зебр)

  1. (zoology) zebra
  2. zebra crossing (a pedestrian crosswalk)

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Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: զեբր (zebr)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vasmer suggests a borrowing from English or Dutch. See: Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “зебра”, in Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), transl. & suppl. by Oleg Trubachyov, Moscow: Progress
  2. ^ Shansky suggests a borrowing from German or French. See: Shansky, N. M., editor (1975), “зебра”, in Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 2, issue 6 (З), Moscow: Moscow University Press, page 83

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

зе̏бра f (Latin spelling zȅbra)

  1. zebra

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Ukrainian[edit]

Ukrainian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia uk

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French zèbre, from Portuguese zebra.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

зе́бра (zébraf animal or f inan (genitive зе́бри, nominative plural зе́бри, genitive plural зебр)

  1. (animal) zebra
  2. (inanimate, figuratively, colloquial) zebra crossing

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Melnychuk, O. S., editor (1985), “зебра”, in Етимологічний словник української мови [Etymological Dictionary of the Ukrainian Language] (in Ukrainian), volume 2 (Д – Копці), Kyiv: Naukova Dumka, page 256

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