линия

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Polish linia or German Linie, from Latin līnea (line, thread), from līnum (flax), from Proto-Indo-European *līno-. From the same Indo-European root derives лён (ljon, flax) (< *lьnъ (flax)).

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Noun[edit]

ли́ния (línijaf inan (genitive ли́нии, nominative plural ли́нии, genitive plural ли́ний)

  1. line (path through two or more points, or figuratively)
    технологи́ческая ли́нияtexnologíčeskaja línijaproduction line
    железнодоро́жная ли́нияželeznodoróžnaja línijarailroad line
    ли́ния электропереда́чиlínija elektroperedáčipower line
    насле́дственная ли́нияnaslédstvennaja línijaline of descent
  2. (historical) line (old Russian unit of length equal to 1/10 of an inch, or 2.54 mm)
  3. (dated) a building housing a row of adjacent trading stalls; a cloth hall
  4. type of street or one side of a street
    дом на 8-й ли́нии Васи́льевского о́строваdom na 8-j línii Vasílʹjevskovo óstrovaa house on 8th Line of Vasilyevsky Island

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