арбуз

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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)

  1. watermelon
  2. (slang) milliard, billion

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • арбуз in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv
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