толмач

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *tъlmačь, from Proto-Turkic *tilmaç (compare Turkish dilmaç (interpreter)), from Proto-Turkic *til (tongue) (Turkish dil) + Proto-Turkic *-maç (noun suffix). Cognate with Slovene tolmač, Serbo-Croatian ту̀ма̄ч/tùmāč, Slovak tlmočník (translator). Non-Slavic cognates include German Dolmetscher and Hungarian tolmács.

NounEdit

толма́ч (tolmáčm ?

  1. interpreter

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ReferencesEdit

  • толмач” 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
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