халтура

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See also: халтуря

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From Medieval Latin chartularius, relating to a chartulary (хартула́рий (xartulárij) privy to the imparting of additional earnings. Cognate to Ukrainian хавту́ра (xavtúra), хавту́р (xavtúr, gift to clerics in kind; gift; graft, palm-oil), Belarusian хаўту́ры (xaŭtúry, funeral).

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халту́ра (xaltúraf inan (genitive халту́ры, nominative plural халту́ры, genitive plural халту́р)

  1. (regional, now largely unknown) funeral banquet, extra-treats in connection to someone being interred
    Synonym: поми́нки (pomínki)
  2. (informal, slang) yields acquired or work performed irregularly, job of imperfect compliance
    1. undeclared work, black market job, supplementary contract, moonlighting, participation in informal economy, nixer; khaltura
    2. shoddy work (something intentionally done badly), botched job, bungled job; hack; a botch; a pot boiler; khaltura

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