мужчина

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Мужчина

Etymology[edit]

Attested since 16th century as мущи́на (muščína); the word is still pronounced in a way that is directly rendered by the previous spelling, but the current spelling more explicitly displays inherited Slavic sound structure. From Old East Slavic *мѫжьщина (*mǫžĭščina), from Proto-Slavic *mǫžьščina, from *mǫžьskъ +‎ *-ina, from *mǫžь +‎ *-ьskъ. Equivalent to мужско́й (mužskój) +‎ -ина (-ina).

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мужчи́на (mužčínam anim (genitive мужчи́ны, nominative plural мужчи́ны, genitive plural мужчи́н)

  1. man

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