картофель

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Kartoffel.[1][2] The forms ending in -a (-a) are mediated by Polish kartofla.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kɐrˈtofʲɪlʲ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

карто́фель (kartófelʹm inan (genitive карто́феля, uncountable, related adjective карто́фельный, diminutive карто́шка or карто́шечка)

  1. (uncountable, collectively) potatoes

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Vasmer, Max (1967), “картофель”, in Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume II, translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubachyov, Moscow: Progress, page 204
  2. 2.0 2.1 Chernykh, Pavel (1999), “картофель”, in Историко-этимологический словарь русского языка [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russian Language, page 383