ящик

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See also: ашик

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic аскъ(askŭ) or ꙗскъ(jaskŭ), from Old Norse askr(wooden vessel) or eski(ashen box).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

я́щик ‎(jáščikm inan ‎(genitive я́щика, nominative plural я́щики, genitive plural я́щиков)

  1. box, case, chest
  2. drawer (in a table)
  3. (colloquial, pejorative) idiot box, boob tube (TV set)

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References[edit]

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