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арбуз

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арбуз

EtymologyEdit

From Turkic. Compare Ottoman Turkish خربز (harbüz), خربزه (harbüze), Tatar карбыз (qarbız), Bashkir ҡарбуз (qarbuz), Turkish karpuz. Cognate with Ukrainian гарбуз (harbuz).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

арбу́з (arbúzm inan

  1. watermelon
  2. (slang) milliard, billion

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • арбуз” 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