покров

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Deverbal of покры́ть (pokrýtʹ).

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 (ie, ‘under cover of night’)
    под покро́вом та́йныpod pokróvom tájnysecretly (ie, ‘under cover of secrecy’)
    волосяно́й покро́вvolosjanój pokróva covering of hair (ie, ‘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 Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv O. N., Moscow: Progress