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 почта (počta).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ма́чта (máčtaf inan

  1. mast
  2. (radio, electric) tower

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References[edit]

  • мачта” in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv
  • мачта” in Pavel Černyx (1999), Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 2 vols (3rd ed.), Moscow: Publishing House "Russian Language", volume 1, page 517