район

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Russian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in 1865. Borrowing from French rayon, from rai + -on, from Latin radius.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

райо́н ‎(rajónm inan ‎(genitive райо́на, nominative plural райо́ны)

  1. district
  2. region, area

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Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Fasmer, Maks (1964–1973), “район”, 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), “район”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 2, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 96

Ukrainian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

райо́н ‎(rajónm inan ‎(genitive райо́ну, nominative plural райо́ни)

  1. district
  2. region, area
  3. raion

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Bilodid I. K., editor (1970–1980), “район”, in Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Dictionary of the Ukrainian language] (in Ukrainian), Kiev: Naukova Dumka