пращур

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic пращуръ ‎(praščurŭ), from Proto-Slavic *praščurъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

пра́щур ‎(práščurm anim ‎(genitive пра́щура, nominative plural пра́щуры)

  1. ancestor, forefather (one from whom a person is descended)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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