перчатка

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Кожаные перчатки

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic [Term?], ultimately from Proto-Slavic *pьrstъ (finger). Related to перст (perst, finger). The sense of fifty-five in lotto comes from the two verses Вме́сто ва́ленок перча́тки / Натя́нул себе́ на пя́тки. (Vmésto válenok perčátki / Natjánul sebé na pjátki.) in the poem and 1975 film Вот какой рассе́янный, connecting пя́тка (pjátka) to пять (pjatʹ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pʲɪrˈt͡ɕatkə]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

перча́тка (perčátkaf inan (genitive перча́тки, nominative plural перча́тки, genitive plural перча́ток)

  1. glove (with separate sheaths for each finger), gauntlet
  2. (in the plural, slang) snakes alive, fifty-five in the lotto game

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Bashkir: бирсәткә (birsätkä)

References[edit]

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