потолок

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic [Term?], from *tьlo (ground, bottom), from Proto-Indo-European *telh₂-o- (ground), from *telh₂- (to bear, carry). Cognates include Sanskrit तल (tala, surface, bottom), Latin tellūs (ground, land)

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Noun[edit]

потоло́к (potolókm inan (genitive потолка́, nominative plural потолки́, genitive plural потолко́в)

  1. ceiling
  2. (figuratively) upper limit
  3. (figuratively) limit in someone's development
  4. (aviation) roof
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

потоло́к (potolók)

  1. masculine singular past indicative perfective of потоло́чь (potolóčʹ)