Rosja

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Polish[edit]

Rosja

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Russian Росси́я (Rossíja), from Byzantine Greek Ῥωσία (Rhōsía), from Old East Slavic Русь (Rusĭ), possibly from Finnish Ruotsi (Sweden), from Old Norse Róðrsland (the land of rowing), older name of Roslagen, where the Finns and Swedes first met.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɔs.ja/
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  • Rhymes: -ɔsja
  • Syllabification: Ros‧ja

Proper noun[edit]

Rosja f

  1. Russia (a transcontinental country, spanning both Europe and Asia; capital: Moscow)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

adjective
nouns

Further reading[edit]

  • Rosja in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Rosja in Polish dictionaries at PWN