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BulgarianEdit

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NounEdit

абака (abáka) (citation form абак)

  1. Objective form of the singular definite form of абак.
  2. Count form of абак.

RussianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Ultimately from Ancient Greek ἄβαξ (ábax, board for drawing, calculating).

Аба́ка (Abáka), in its culinary sense, originally referred to a perforated board for holding cups (compare cupboard, from cup + board).

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NounEdit

аба́ка (abákaf inan (genitive аба́ки, nominative plural аба́ки, genitive plural аба́к)

  1. (architecture) abacus (uppermost member of the capital of a column)
  2. (cooking) abacus (cupboard for holding cups, bottles, etc.)
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ReferencesEdit

  • Anikin, A. Je. (2007), “абака”, in Russkij etimologičeskij slovarʹ [Russian Etymological Dictionary] (in Russian), volume I, Moscow: Rukopisnyje pamjatniki Drevnej Rusi, page 65

Etymology 2Edit

Ultimately from Tagalog abaká. Compare Spanish abacá.

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NounEdit

абака́ (abakáf inan (genitive абаки́, uncountable)

  1. abaca, Manila hemp
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Etymology 3Edit

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NounEdit

аба́ка (abákam inan

  1. genitive singular of аба́к (abák)

Further readingEdit

  • абака in Большой толковый словарь, editor-in-chief С. А. Кузнецов – hosted at gramota.ru

UkrainianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

аба́ка (abákaf inan (genitive аба́ки, nominative plural аба́ки)

  1. (architecture) abacus

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