изъян

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian زیان (ziyân, damage, injury)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

изъя́н (izʺjánm inan (genitive изъя́на, nominative plural изъя́ны, genitive plural изъя́нов)

  1. defect, fault, stain, loss, flaw
    В данной схеме есть существенный изъян
    V dannoj sxeme jestʹ suščestvennyj izʺjan
    There is a significant defect in such outline
    А теперь вот получается, что где-то вкрался изъян
    A teperʹ vot polučajetsja, što gde-to vkralsja izʺjan
    And now it turns out that somewhere a flaw slipped in

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References[edit]

  • Max Vasmer ((Can we date this quote?)) Vasmer's Etymological Dictionary[1]