сверстник

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old East Slavic съвьрстьникъ (sŭvĭrstĭnikŭ). Compare Old East Slavic съвьрстьнъ (sŭvĭrstĭnŭ, of the same age), съвьрсть (sŭvĭrstĭ, of the same age; coeval, age-mate), from вьрста (vĭrsta, age). Compare Slovene vȓst (row, type, age) (tonal orthography) (genitive vrstȋ (tonal orthography)), Sanskrit वृत्ति f (vṛttí, method, essence, nature, gender). Morphologically с- (s-) +‎ верста́ (verstá) +‎ -ник (-nik).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsvʲers⁽ʲ⁾nʲɪk]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

све́рстник (svérstnikm anim (genitive све́рстника, nominative plural све́рстники, genitive plural све́рстников, feminine све́рстница)

  1. contemporary
  2. coeval
  3. age-mate (one who is the same age as another)

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