пасть

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old East Slavic пасти ‎(pasti), from Proto-Slavic *pasti ‎(to fall).

Verb[edit]

пасть ‎(pastʹpf ‎(imperfective па́дать)

  1. (figuratively) to fall
  2. to die, to perish
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Etymology 2[edit]

Attested since 1731. From Proto-Slavic *pastь, from *pasti ‎(to fall) + *-tь.

Noun[edit]

пасть ‎(pastʹf inan

  1. mouth, maw, jaws (of an animal, reptile or fish)
  2. (pejorative) mouth, piehole
    закрой пасть!
    zakrój pastʹ!
    shut up!, shut your piehole!
  3. throat
  4. wide inlet on a device, structure or construction
  5. trap, snare
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References[edit]

  • паду in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv
  • пасть in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv
  • пасть” in Pavel Černyx (1999), Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 2 vols (3rd ed.), Moscow: Publishing House "Russian Language", volume 2, page 11