ключ

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See also: клуч and кључ

Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ključь, from Proto-Indo-European *kleh₂u-.

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Noun[edit]

ключ ‎(ključm

  1. key
  2. switch, circuit breaker
  3. keystone
  4. (music) clef, key, peg
  5. thole, thole-pin
  6. (figuratively) key, clue

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ključь, from Proto-Indo-European *kleh₂u- ‎(nail, pin, hook - instruments, of old use for locking doors). Cognate with Ancient Greek κλείς ‎(kleís, key) and Latin clāvis ‎(key).

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

ключ ‎(ključm inan ‎(genitive ключа́, nominative plural ключи́, genitive plural ключе́й)

  1. key
  2. wrench, spanner, screw wrench
  3. clue, key
  4. (music) clef, key
  5. spring, source
  6. radical (in Chinese characters)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ключ ‎(ključm inan ‎(genitive ключа́, nominative plural ключи́, genitive plural ключе́й)

  1. spring, source (of water)
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