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Крепость в Старой Ладоге

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic Ладога (Ladoga), through metathesis from Finnish *aaldokas (billowy, wavy), from aalto (wave). The lake is known for storms.

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Ла́дога (Ládogaf inan (genitive Ла́доги, nominative plural Ла́доги, genitive plural Ла́дог)

  1. Ladoga (Lake Ladoga in Russia, near St. Petersburg)
  2. Staraya Ladoga, a Russian village and ancient Russian town

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ReferencesEdit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “Ладога”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress