ящик

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See also: ашик

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From Russian.

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ящик (yaşçik)

  1. box, chest

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old East Slavic аскъ (askŭ) or ꙗскъ (jaskŭ), from Old Norse askr (wooden vessel) or eski (ashen box). See *askaz for cognates.

In the sense of “secret facility”, from the Soviet-era rule of keeping the names of such facilities secret by addressing mail to a post office box number without a name.

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  • IPA(key): [ˈjæɕːɪk]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

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

  1. box, case, chest
  2. drawer (in a piece of furniture)
  3. (colloquial, derogatory) idiot box, boob tube (TV set)
  4. (colloquial, dated) secret facility, military facility
    Synonyms: абоне́нтский я́щик (abonéntskij jáščik), почто́вый я́щик (počtóvyj jáščik), режи́мное предприя́тие (režímnoje predprijátije)
  5. (computing, colloquial) Short for электро́нный почто́вый я́щик (elektrónnyj počtóvyj jáščik); (email) inbox

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Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic аскъ (askŭ) or ꙗскъ (jaskŭ).

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я́щик (jáščykm inan (genitive я́щика, nominative plural ящики́, genitive plural ящикі́в, diminutive я́щичок)

  1. box, case, chest

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