макушка

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From мак (mak, poppy) +‎ -у́шка (-úška); from the resemblance of the crown of the head to a poppy head (compare ма́ковка (mákovka, poppy, poppy seed, onion dome, cupola, crown of the head, top, summit)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mɐˈkuʂkə]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

маку́шка (makúškaf inan (genitive маку́шки, nominative plural маку́шки, genitive plural маку́шек)

  1. crown, pate (of the head)
  2. top, summit, vertex

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