отчизна

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Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic отьчизна (otĭčizna, (fore)fathers, lineage, patrimony). Cognate to Ukrainian вітчи́зна (vitčýzna) and Polish ojczyzna. Synchronically analysable as оте́ц (otéc) +‎ -изна (-izna).

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Noun[edit]

отчи́зна (otčíznaf inan (genitive отчи́зны, nominative plural отчи́зны, genitive plural отчи́зн)

  1. fatherland, motherland, homeland, home country

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