сажа

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *saďa, cognate with Bulgarian сажди (saždi), Chakavian Serbo-Croatian sađa and saže, Slovene saje, Slovak sadza. Non-Slavic cognates include Old Norse sót (soot).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

са́жа (sážaf inan (genitive са́жи, nominative plural са́жи, genitive plural саж)

  1. soot
    Synonym: ко́поть (kópotʹ)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “сажа”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress