свеча

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свеча

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Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic свѣча (svěča, candle), from Proto-Slavic *svěťa (candle), from *světъ (light) + *-ja.

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  • IPA(key): [svʲɪˈt͡ɕa]
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Noun[edit]

свеча́ (svečáf inan (genitive свечи́, nominative plural све́чи, genitive plural свече́й or свеч*, related adjective свечно́й, diminutive све́чка) (* Dated.)

  1. candle (a light source, usually of wax)
    Свеча́ горе́ла на столе́.Svečá goréla na stolé.A candle was burning on the table.
    Све́чи - иску́сственные исто́чники све́та.Svéči - iskússtvennyje istóčniki svéta.Candles are artificial light sources.
  2. (physics) candela (unit of luminous intensity)
  3. (automotive) spark plug / sparking plug
  4. (medicine) suppository

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Descendants[edit]

  • Khakas: свечі (sveçì)
  • Uzbek: svecha
  • Yakut: чүмэчи (çümeçi)

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