крыса

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See also: кырса

Erzya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Russian кры́са (krýsa).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

крыса (krisa)

  1. rat

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  • B. A. Serebrennikov; R. N. Buzakova; M. V. Mosin (1993), “крыса”, in Эрзянь-рузонь валкс [Erzya-Russian dictionary], Moscow: Русский язык, →ISBN

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Hypotheses include:

Cognate with Ukrainian кри́са (krýsa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkrɨsə]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: кры‧са

Noun[edit]

кры́са (krýsaf anim (genitive кры́сы, nominative plural кры́сы, genitive plural крыс, relational adjective крыси́ный, diminutive кры́ска)

  1. rat
    водяна́я кры́саvodjanája krýsawater rat; water vole
  2. (derogatory) an unimportant or unpleasant person
    канцеля́рская кры́саkanceljárskaja krýsaoffice drudge; pen pusher
  3. (criminal slang, prison slang) a thief who steals from his fellows or informs against them; a rat
  4. (video games) camper

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: կռիս (kṙis)
  • Czech: krysa
  • Slovak: krysa
  • Tuvan: крыса (krısa)

References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “крыса”, in Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), transl. & suppl. by Oleg Trubachyov, Moscow: Progress