чур

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *čurъ.

Noun[edit]

чур (čurm

  1. (dialectal) smoke, fume (typically in mobile state)
    Synonyms: дим (dim), пу́шек (púšek)

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References[edit]

  • Gerov, Najden (1895) , “чюръ”, in Rěčnik na blǎgarskyj jazyk [Dictionary of the Bulgarian language] (in Bulgarian), volume 5, Plovdiv: Družestvena pečatnica “Sǎglasie”, page 568

Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *čurъ.

Noun[edit]

чур (čurm

  1. smoke

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [t͡ɕur]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ur

Noun[edit]

чур (čurm anim (genitive чу́ра, nominative plural чу́ры, genitive plural чу́ров)

  1. (historical) an ancestor
  2. (paganism) an idol used in native Slavic religious rites

Interjection[edit]

чур (čur)

  1. (colloquial, in spells) avaunt, away
    чур меня́!čur menjá!keep away from me!
  2. (children's talk, expresses leadership, claim to be the first) bags (it)! (British), dibs
    чур я пе́рвый!čur ja pérvyj!bags, I go first!
  3. (colloquial, expresses a condition) mind you, but mind
    то́лько чур молча́ть!tólʹko čur molčátʹ!but not a word, mind you!