fortochka

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English[edit]

fortochka (in the upper left corner)

Etymology[edit]

From Russian фо́рточка (fórtočka), from German Pförtchen (little door), diminutive of Pforte (gate).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔːtətʃkə/

Noun[edit]

fortochka (plural fortochkas)

  1. A small ventilation window, spanning the frame of one window pane, that opens on hinges independently of the whole window, common in Russia, post-Soviet states and Finland.

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