шерсть

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шерсть

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic сьрсть (sĭrstĭ), (since the 14th century) шьрсть (šĭrstĭ), from Proto-Slavic *sьrstь, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱer(s)- (rough hair, bristle) + *-tь, whence also Lithuanian šerys, English hair.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʂɛrs⁽ʲ⁾tʲ]
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Noun[edit]

шерсть (šerstʹf inan (genitive ше́рсти, nominative plural ше́рсти, genitive plural шерсте́й, related adjective шерстяно́й, diminutive шёрстка)

  1. fur, hair (animal hair or human body hair; contrast волосы and мех)
  2. wool (hair of an animal used to make clothing)
  3. woollen cloth, worsted, wadding

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