якорь

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Russian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic ѧкорь(ękorĭ), from Latin ancora(anchor) via Old Swedish ankari (> Swedish ankare), Old Norse akkeri, from Ancient Greek ἄγκυρα(ánkura, anchor; hook).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

я́корь ‎(jákorʹm inan ‎(genitive я́коря, nominative plural якоря́, genitive plural якоре́й)

  1. anchor
    якорь мне в задницу!‎ ― jakorʹ mne v zadnicu! ― an anchor into my ass! (expression of utter bewilderment or disapproval)
  2. (electrical) armature core, armature
  3. (acoustic) reed

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Fasmer, Maks (1964–1973), “якорь”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress