чухна

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic чухно (čuxno), from чудь (čudĭ) with an expressive suffix -хно (-xno). For the suffix compare given names Михно́ (Mixnó), Яхно́ (Jaxnó), Махно́ (Maxnó), Юхно́ (Juxnó).

NounEdit

чухна́ (čuxnám ?, f ?

  1. (derogatory) an Estonian or a Finn living near Saint Petersburg

DeclensionEdit

QuotationsEdit

For usage examples of this term, see the citations page.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • чухна” 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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