ланцуг

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Belarusian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Polish łańcuch, from an unattested compound of Middle High German lanne (chain) and Middle High German zug (tug, pull), the former being from Old High German lanna (metal sheet, platelet; chain), from Vulgar Latin lanna from Latin lāmina (sheet especially of metal), the latter from the well-known Proto-Germanic *tugiz (tug, pull). Ukrainian ланцю́г (lancjúh) and Russian ланцу́г (lancúg) are from the same source.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ланцу́г (lancúhm

  1. chain

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Polish łańcuch, from an unattested compound of Middle High German lanne (chain) and Middle High German zug (tug, pull), the former being from Old High German lanna (metal sheet, platelet; chain), from Vulgar Latin lanna from Latin lāmina (sheet especially of metal), the latter from the well-known Proto-Germanic *tugiz (tug, pull). Ukrainian ланцю́г (lancjúh) and Belarusian ланцу́г (lancúh) are from the same source.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ланцу́г (lancúgm inan (genitive ланцуга́, nominative plural ланцуги́, genitive plural ланцуго́в)

  1. (dialectal) chain

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References[edit]

  • Dalʹ, V. I. (1880–1882), “ланцуг”, in Tolkovyj slovarʹ živovo velikorusskovo jazyka [Explanatory Dictionary of the Living Great Russian Language] (in Russian), 2nd edition, Saint Petersburg, Moscow: Izdanije knigoprodavca-tipografa M.O. Volʹfa
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “ланцуг”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv O. N., Moscow: Progress