кошка

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Belarusian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From unattested Old East Slavic *кочька, from Proto-Slavic *koťьka.

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Noun[edit]

кошка (kóška)

  1. cat

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From unattested Old East Slavic *кочька, from Proto-Slavic *koťьka.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkoʂkə]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ко́шка (kóškaf anim (genitive ко́шки, nominative plural ко́шки, genitive plural ко́шек)

  1. cat
    жить как ко́шка с соба́койžitʹ kak kóška s sobákojto lead a cat-and-dog life
    игра́ть в ко́шки-мышкиigrátʹ v kóški-myškiplay cat-and-mouse
    но́чью все ко́шки се́рыnóčʹju vse kóški séryat night all cats are gray
    у него́ ко́шки скребу́т на се́рдцеu nevó kóški skrebút na sérdcehe is sick at heart (very upset)
  2. cat-o'-nine-tails
  3. (technical) grapnel, drag
  4. (technical) grappel fork
  5. (cranes) car, trolley, carriage
  6. (geology) spit, bar
  7. (in the plural) climbing irons, climbing grapplers

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Descendants[edit]

  • Yakut: куоска (kuoska)

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