мышь

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See also: мꙑшь

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic мꙑшь (myšĭ), from Proto-Slavic *myšь (mouse), from Proto-Indo-European *muh₂s. The computing term is a semantic loan from English mouse.

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Noun[edit]

мышь (myšʹf anim (genitive мы́ши, nominative plural мы́ши, genitive plural мыше́й)

  1. mouse (animal)
    полева́я мышьpolevája myšʹfield mouse
    лету́чая мышьletúčaja myšʹbat
    Лету́чие мы́ши испо́льзуют ультразву́к для ориенти́рования в полёте.Letúčije mýši ispólʹzujut ulʹtrazvúk dlja orijentírovanija v poljóte.Bats use ultra-sound for flight navigation.
  2. mouse (computer pointing device)
    компью́терная мышьkompʹjútɛrnaja myšʹcomputer mouse
    Мышь име́ла мно́жество кно́пок, назначе́ния кото́рых он не понима́л.Myšʹ iméla mnóžestvo knópok, naznačénija kotóryx on ne ponimál.The mouse had a lot of buttons whose purpose he didn't understand.

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References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “мышь”, 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), “мышь”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 552