белуга

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EtymologyEdit

бе́лый (bélyj) +‎ -уга (-uga)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [bʲɪˈɫuɡə]
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NounEdit

белу́га (belúgaf anim (genitive белу́ги, nominative plural белу́ги, genitive plural белу́г)

  1. beluga (European sturgeon)
  2. (dated) beluga (white whale) (the term was used until the XIX century and is still sometimes confused with "белуха" - the modern term for "white whale")
    парохо́д ревёт белу́гой
    paroxód revjót belúgoj
    the steamboat roars like a beluga

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DescendantsEdit

  • Polish: bieługa

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