мещанин

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Polish mieszczanin(burgher, townsman), from miasto(town).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mʲɪɕːɪˈnʲin]

Noun[edit]

мещани́н ‎(meščanínm anim ‎(genitive мещани́на, nominative plural меща́не, genitive plural меща́н, feminine меща́нка)

  1. petty bourgeois
  2. Philistine

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