улитка

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ули́та (ulíta) +‎ -ка (-ka), apparently from у́лей (úlej), compare for the suffix волоки́та (volokíta), раки́та (rakíta). In Belarusian улі́тка (ulítka); not used in Ukrainian (borrowed however in technical senses as улі́тка (ulítka).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʊˈlʲitkə]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ули́тка (ulítkaf anim (genitive ули́тки, nominative plural ули́тки, genitive plural ули́ток)

  1. snail
  2. (anatomy) cochlea

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References[edit]

  • Kiparsky, Valentin (1975) Russische historische Grammatik. Band III: Entwicklung des Wortschatzes (in German), Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universitätsverlag, pages 221–222
  • Vasmer (Fasmer), Max (Maks) (1964–1973), “улитка”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv Oleg, Moscow: Progress