яйцо

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Belarusian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ajьce, diminutive of *je, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm.

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яйцо́ ‎(jajcón

  1. egg
  2. ovum
  3. (colloquial) testicle, ball

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ajьce, diminutive of *aje, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm.

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Noun[edit]

яйцо́ ‎(jajcón inan ‎(genitive яйца́, nominative plural я́йца)

  1. egg
    (proverb) я́йца ку́рицу не у́чат‎ ― jájca kúricu ne účatdon't teach your grandmother to suck eggs
  2. ovum
  3. (colloquial) testicle, ball, nut, nad, gonad
    она́ де́ржит его́ за я́йца‎ ― oná déržit jevó za jájca ― she's got him by the balls

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