площадь

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic площадь ‎(ploščadĭ), from Proto-Slavic *ploščadь, from *ploskъ ‎(flat) + *-ědь.

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Noun[edit]

пло́щадь ‎(plóščadʹf inan ‎(genitive пло́щади, nominative plural пло́щади)

  1. square (open area in the town)
    Красная площадь - Red Square
  2. space, living space
  3. (geometry) area

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References[edit]

  • площадь in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv
  • площадь” in Pavel Černyx (1999), Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 2 vols (3rd ed.), Moscow: Publishing House "Russian Language", volume 2, page 44