каникулы

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Etymology[edit]

From the Latin Canicula, meaning "small dog", an alternative name of the star Sirius, which from the 24th of July to the 24th of August rises and sets at the same time as the sun, thus concerning this summer period. See dog days for more information.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

каникулы (kaníkuly) f pl

  1. vacation (U.S.)
  2. holiday (British)

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