щель

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ščьljь. Cognates include Ukrainian щіль (ščilʹ), щі́лина (ščílyna), щіли́на (ščilýna), Belarusian шчэ́ль (ščélʹ), шчэ́лка (ščélka), шчы́ліна (ščýlina), Polish szczelina, Slovene ščáljа.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɕːelʲ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

щель (ščelʹf inan (genitive ще́ли, nominative plural ще́ли, genitive plural ще́лей)

  1. chink, crack; gap, opening
  2. (anatomy) fissure; cleft

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