костыль

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Russian[edit]

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Костыли́

Etymology[edit]

From кость (kostʹ). Compare Polish kostur.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kɐˈstɨlʲ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

косты́ль (kostýlʹm inan (genitive костыля́, nominative plural костыли́, genitive plural костыле́й)

  1. crutch
  2. (rail transport) rail spike
  3. (aviation) tail skid
  4. (programming slang) kludge, workaround, hack

Declension[edit]