пушка

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Macedonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

пушка (puškaf

  1. rifle, gun

Inflection[edit]


Russian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Common Slavic. From Old East Slavic пушка (puška) / пушька (pušĭka), further etymology is disputed:

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

пу́шка (púškaf inan (genitive пу́шки, nominative plural пу́шки, genitive plural пу́шек)

  1. (military) gun, cannon
    90-мм зени́тная пу́шка90-mm zenítnaja púška90-mm anti-aircraft gun
    автомати́ческая пу́шкаavtomatíčeskaja púškaautocannon
  2. (colloquial) gun, handgun
  3. hoax (informal)
Usage notes[edit]

In modern military usage, пушка refers to an artillery piece with a relatively long barrel, operating with a relatively low angle of fire or as a direct fire weapon, e.g. a field gun, an anti-aircraft gun, or an autocannon.

Historically, the word пушка had been used to refer to any large artillery piece, similarly to the historical usage of the English word cannon.

Declension[edit]
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References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “пушка”, 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), “пу́шка”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 2, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 86

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

пушка́ (puškám inan

  1. genitive singular of пушо́к (pušók)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Common Slavic, from Old High German būhse, from Latin pyxis, from Ancient Greek πυξίς (puxís).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pûʃka/
  • Hyphenation: пуш‧ка

Noun[edit]

пу̏шка f (Latin spelling pȕška)

  1. rifle
  2. gun

Declension[edit]