шерсть

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шерсть

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ше́рсть (šérstʹf inan (genitive ше́рсти, nominative plural ше́рсти)

  1. hair, wool, fleece, fur (hair of sheep, etc.)
  2. woollen cloth, worsted, wadding

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References[edit]

  • шерсть in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv
  • шерсть” in Pavel Černyx (1999), Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 2 vols (3rd ed.), Moscow: Publishing House "Russian Language", volume 2, page 410