тюрьма

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Etymology[edit]

Traditionally derived from Polish turma, from Middle High German turm, from Old French *turm, from Latin turrem/turrim, accusative singular of turris. But more likely from Proto-Turkic *türmä (prison); compare Tatar төрмә (törmä, prison), Kyrgyz түрмө (türmö, prison).

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Noun[edit]

тюрьма́ (tjurʹmáf inan (genitive тюрьмы́, nominative plural тю́рьмы, genitive plural тю́рем)

  1. prison, jail

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References[edit]

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