Тетрис

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Coined by the creator of the game Alexey Pajitnov from the Greek numerical prefix тетра- (tetra-, tetra-) (as all of the game’s pieces contain four segments) and те́ннис (tɛ́nnis, tennis), his favourite sport.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɛtrʲɪs] (phonetic respelling: Тэ́трис)

NounEdit

Те́трис (Tɛ́trism inan (genitive Те́триса, uncountable)

  1. (video games) Tetris

DeclensionEdit