мушкетёр

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French mousquetaire or from German Musketier, influenced by the common ending -ёр (-jór). Spelling with ш influenced by мушке́т (muškét), in turn probably influenced by му́шка (múška, little fly; front sight on a firearm) (мушке́т (muškét) derives ultimately from moschetto, literally "little fly").

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mʊʂkʲɪˈtʲɵr]

Noun[edit]

мушкетёр (mušketjórm anim (genitive мушкетёра, nominative plural мушкетёры, genitive plural мушкетёров)

  1. (historical) musketeer

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