мачта

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мачта

Etymology[edit]

From older ма́шта (mášta), from Dutch mast or Low German mast. Compare Polish maszt/maszta. For the change -шт- (-št-)-чт- (-čt-) compare по́чта (póčta).

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Noun[edit]

ма́чта (máčtaf inan (genitive ма́чты, nominative plural ма́чты, genitive plural мачт)

  1. mast
  2. (radio, electric) tower

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References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “мачта”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “мачта”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 517