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туман

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Turkic language since XVII, probably ultimately from Avestan [script needed] (dunman-, fog, mist), [script needed] (dvąnman-, cloud).

Compare Turkish duman, Kazakh тұман (tuman), Tatar томан (toman), Persian [script needed] (dūd) : [script needed] (dūdmān, smoke, soot).

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NounEdit

тума́н (tumánm inan

  1. (meteorology) fog
    быть как в тума́не — to be in a fog (state of mind)
    напусти́ть тума́ну — to equivocate; to beat around the bush

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ReferencesEdit

  • туман 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
  • туман” in Pavel Černyx (1999), Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 2 vols (3rd ed.), Moscow: Publishing House "Russian Language", volume 2, page 270