парус

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Russian[edit]

парус

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic парусъ (parusŭ), of uncertain origin. Either to be connected to Livonian pūŗaz (sail), Lithuanian bura (sail), Lithuanian bùrė (sail), or borrowed from Ancient Greek φᾶρος, φάρος (phâros, pháros, large cloth, spread), for which latter compare у́ксус (úksus, vinegar) and па́рдус (párdus, pard), known Greek borrowings.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈparʊs]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

па́рус (párusm inan (genitive па́руса, nominative plural паруса́, genitive plural парусо́в, related adjective па́русный)

  1. sail

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References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “парус”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress