тайфун

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English typhoon, probably ultimately of Sinitic origin, Mandarin 大风 (dàfēng, big wind), Cantonese 大風 (daai6 fung1, big wind), via Arabic طوفان (ṭūfān), Hindi तूफ़ान (tūfān), and Persian توفان (tufân).

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Noun[edit]

тайфу́н (tajfúnm inan (genitive тайфу́на, nominative plural тайфу́ны, genitive plural тайфу́нов)

  1. (weather) typhoon

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