тормоз

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

The origin is uncertain.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

то́рмоз (tórmozm inan

  1. brake, brakes
  2. (figuratively) drag
  3. (figuratively) slow-witted person, retard

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

  • тормозить
  • тормозной

ReferencesEdit

  • тормоз” 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
Last modified on 21 November 2013, at 10:22