шкура

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Etymology[edit]

Likely a borrowing from Polish skóra, from Proto-Slavic *skora (bast, skin), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to cut), whence English carnage, cortex, carrion, corium, scurf and excoriate. Doublet of скора́ (skorá), the inherited East Slavic form.

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  • IPA(key): [ˈʂkurə]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

шку́ра (škúraf inan (genitive шку́ры, nominative plural шку́ры, genitive plural шкур)

  1. (of animals) skin, pelt, coat
  2. (derogatory) bastard, scum
  3. (derogatory) whore

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