ключ

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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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 clāvus (nail).

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клю́ч (kljúčm inan (genitive ключа́, nominative plural ключи́)

  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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