покров

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately deverbal of покры́ть (pokrýtʹ); compare кров (krov).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pɐˈkrof]
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Noun[edit]

покро́в (pokróvm inan (genitive покро́ва, nominative plural покро́вы, genitive plural покрово́в)

  1. cover, covering
    под покро́вом но́чиpod pokróvom nóčiat night (literally, “under cover of night”)
    под покро́вом та́йныpod pokróvom tájnysecretly (literally, “under cover of secrecy”)
    волосяно́й покро́вvolosjanój pokróvhair covering, pelage
  2. hearse cloth

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References[edit]

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