чайка

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Bulgarian[edit]

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Обикновена чайка (буревестница)
Сребриста чайка

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *čajьka, from onomatopoeia of cry ча-ча (ča-ča). Compare Latvian kaija (mew gull), Estonian kajakas (gull).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ча́йка (čájkaf (related adjective ча́йков)

  1. seagull, seamew (seabird of family Laridae)
    Synonyms: мо́рски гъ́лъб (mórski gǎ́lǎb), (dialectal) кре́я (kréja)

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References[edit]

  • чайка in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • чайка in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)

Russian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *čajьka, from onomatopoeia of cry *kē.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈt͡ɕæjkə]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ча́йка (čájkaf anim (genitive ча́йки, nominative plural ча́йки, genitive plural ча́ек, related adjective ча́ячий)

  1. seagull
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Bezhta: [script needed] (čayka)
  • Southern Yukaghir: чайка (čajka)

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

чайка́ (čajkám inan

  1. genitive singular of чаёк (čajók)

Southern Yukaghir[edit]

Чайка.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Russian чайка (čajka).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

чайка (čajka) (diminutive чайкадиэ)

  1. gull

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References[edit]

  • Elena Maslova (2003) A Grammar of Kolyma Yukaghir, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, →ISBN, page 191

Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *čajьka, from onomatopoeia of cry *kē.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ча́йка (čájkaf animal (genitive ча́йки, nominative plural ча́йки or чайки́, genitive plural ча́йок or чайо́к)

  1. seagull

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Noun[edit]

ча́йка (čájkaf inan (genitive ча́йки, nominative plural ча́йки, genitive plural ча́йок)

  1. (historical) a type of boat used by Zaporozhian Cossacks

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