прапорщик

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Russian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From пра́пор ‎(prápor) +‎ -щик ‎(-ščik), from Old Church Slavonic прапоръ ‎(praporŭ), from Proto-Slavic *porporъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈprapərɕːɪk]

Noun[edit]

пра́порщик ‎(práporščikm anim ‎(genitive пра́порщика, nominative plural пра́порщики, genitive plural пра́порщиков)

  1. (military) ensign (military rank)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Fasmer, Maks (1964–1973), “прапорщик”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress