изъян

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian زیان (ziyân, damage, injury), influenced by изъя́ть (izʺjátʹ, withdraw, remove)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. defect, fault, stain, loss, flaw
    В да́нной схе́ме есть суще́ственный изъя́н
    V dánnoj sxéme jestʹ suščéstvennyj izʺján
    There is a significant defect in such outline
    А тепе́рь вот получа́ется, что где́-то вкра́лся изъя́н
    A tepérʹ vot polučájetsja, što gdé-to vkrálsja izʺján
    And now it turns out that somewhere a flaw slipped in

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References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “изъян”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress