безработица

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in 1869. без- (bez-) +‎ рабо́та (rabóta) +‎ -ица (-ica), calque of German Arbeitslosigkeit.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [bʲɪzrɐˈbotʲɪt͡sə]
  • (file)

NounEdit

безрабо́тица (bezrabóticaf inan (genitive безрабо́тицы, uncountable)

  1. unemployment

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ReferencesEdit

  • Arapova, N. S., “безработица”, in Kalʹki v russkom jazyke poslepetrovskovo perioda. Opyt slovarja [Calques in Post-Petrine Russian. An Essay of a Dictionary] (in Russian), Moscow: Moscow University Press, 2000, page 52