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Ладога

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Крепость в Старой Ладоге

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic Ладога (Ladoga), through metathesis from Finnish *aaldokas (billowy, wavy), from aalto (wave). The lake is known for storms.

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Proper nounEdit

Ла́дога (Ládogaf (genitive Ла́доги)

  1. Ladoga (Lake Ladoga in Russia, near St. Petersburg)
  2. Staraya Ladoga, a Russian village and ancient Russian town

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ReferencesEdit

  • Ладога” in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv