пух

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Russian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old East Slavic пухъ ‎(puxŭ), from Proto-Slavic *puxъ

Noun[edit]

пух ‎(puxm inan ‎(genitive пу́ха, nominative plural *пу́хи, genitive plural *пу́хов)

  1. down (feathers)
  2. fluff
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

пух ‎(pux)

  1. short masculine singular past indicative imperfective of пу́хнуть ‎(púxnutʹ)

References[edit]

  • Fasmer, Maks (1964–1973), “пух”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “пух”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 2, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 85

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *pъlxъ.

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Noun[edit]

пу̏х m ‎(Latin spelling pȕh)

  1. dormouse

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