шутка

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Bulgarian[edit]

Шутка

Etymology[edit]

Probably from шут (šut, jester) +‎ -ка (-ka) in reference to the awkward locomotion of the bird due to the placement of their legs to their rear.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

шу́тка (šútkaf

  1. (dialectal) great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus), western grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis)
    Synonym: голя́м гмуре́ц (goljám gmuréc) (standard)
  2. (figuratively) fool, bungler

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Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Gerov, Najden (1895) , “шю́тка”, in Rěčnik na blǎgarskyj jazyk [Dictionary of the Bulgarian language] (in Bulgarian), volume 5, Plovdiv: Družestvena pečatnica “Sǎglasie”, page 590

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

шути́ть (šutítʹ) +‎ -ка (-ka)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈʂutkə]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

шу́тка (šútkaf inan (genitive шу́тки, nominative plural шу́тки, genitive plural шу́ток, diminutive шу́точка)

  1. joke
    подстра́ивать шу́ткуpodstráivatʹ šútkuto play a trick on (or upon)
    не на шу́ткуne na šútkureally, seriously
    он не на шу́тку рассерди́лсяon ne na šútku rasserdílsjahe's really mad
    шу́тки в сто́ронуšútki v stóronujoking aside

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Interjection[edit]

шу́тка! (šútka!)

  1. I’m kidding!

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

шу̏т (kick) +‎ -ка.

Noun[edit]

шу̏тка f (Latin spelling šȕtka)

  1. (slang) mosh pit