чурка

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Related to Lithuanian kiáuras, Latvian саũrs, Lithuanian kiùrstu, kiuraũ, kiùrti, skiaurė̃, Middle High German schore. Less likely Polish szczur (rat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

чу́рка (čúrkaf inan (genitive чу́рки, nominative plural чу́рки, genitive plural чу́рок)

  1. chock, block of wood

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

чу́рка (čúrkam anim, f anim (genitive чу́рки, nominative plural чу́рки, genitive plural чу́рок)

  1. (colloquial) a dumb, uneducated person, a dullard, a booby
  2. (offensive, ethnic slur) an immigrant from Central Asia or the Caucasus, a wog

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (an immigrant from Central Asia or the Caucasus, a dumb, uneducated person): чурба́н (čurbán)
  • (an immigrant from Central Asia or the Caucasus): чучмек (čučmek)

References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “чурка”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress