утка

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Bulgarian[edit]

Утка (женска)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ǫtъka, equivalent to Proto-Slavic *ǫty +‎ -ка (-ka).

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Noun[edit]

у́тка (útkaf (masculine ут)

  1. (dialectal) anatid, particularly gadwall (Mareca strepera)
    Synonyms: (standard) си́ва па́тица (síva pática), (dialectal, colloquial) улюля́йка (uljuljájka)
  2. (Western dialects) owl
    Synonym: кукумя́вка (kukumjávka)

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References[edit]

  • Gerov, Najden (1895), “у́тка”, in Rěčnik na blǎgarskyj jazyk [Dictionary of the Bulgarian language] (in Bulgarian), volume 5, Plovdiv: Družestvena pečatnica “Sǎglasie”, page 461

Macedonian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

утка (utkaf

  1. owl
  2. something incorrectly chosen or assumed
  3. situation where something is incorrectly chosen or assumed
  4. someone who incorrectly chooses or assumes

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Russian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Old East Slavic уты (uty), from Proto-Slavic *ǫty. Cognate to Lithuanian antis, Latin anas.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈutkə]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

у́тка (útkaf anim (genitive у́тки, nominative plural у́тки, genitive plural у́ток, related adjective ути́ный, diminutive у́точка)

  1. duck (also as a food)
  2. canard
  3. bedpan
  4. cleat
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This bird is known among the Russians for its greed and gluttony:

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Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

утка́ (utkám inan

  1. genitive singular of уто́к (utók)