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арбуз

EtymologyEdit

From Turkic. Compare Ottoman Turkish خربز(harbüz), خربزه(harbüze), Tatar карбыз(qarbız), Bashkir ҡарбуз(qarbuz), Turkish karpuz. Cognate with Ukrainian гарбуз(harbuz).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

арбу́з ‎(arbúzm inan ‎(genitive арбу́за, nominative plural арбу́зы, genitive plural арбу́зов)

  1. watermelon
  2. (slang) milliard, billion

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

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