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EtymologyEdit

From Russian апельсин (apelʹsin).

NounEdit

апельсин (apel’sinclass jj (ergative апельсино̄)

  1. orange (fruit)
  2. orange tree

DeclensionEdit

First declension


RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Dutch appelsien, from French pomme de Sine (Chinese apple).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɐpʲɪlʲˈsʲin]
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NounEdit

апельси́н (apelʹsínm inan (genitive апельси́на, nominative plural апельси́ны, genitive plural апельси́нов or апельси́н*) (* Informal.)

  1. orange tree
    го́рький апельси́нgórʹkij apelʹsín(Citrus aurantium) marmalade orange
  2. orange (fruit)
    до́лька апельси́наdólʹka apelʹsínaorange segment
    (понима́ть) как свинья́ в апельси́нах (saying)(ponimátʹ) kak svinʹjá v apelʹsínax(to know as much about something) as a pig about pineapples (literally, “(to understand) like a pig in oranges”)

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