Belarusian

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Etymology

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From Old Belarusian выдра (vydra), from Old East Slavic выдра (vydra), from Proto-Slavic *vydra, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *ūdrāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *udréh₂, the feminine form of *udrós.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈvɨdra]
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Noun

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вы́дра (výdraf animal (genitive вы́дры, nominative plural вы́дры, genitive plural вы́драў)

  1. otter

Declension

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References

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  • выдра” in Belarusian–Russian dictionaries and Belarusian dictionaries at slounik.org

Russian

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Etymology

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From Old East Slavic выдра (vydra), from Proto-Slavic *vydra, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *ūdrāˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *udréh₂, the feminine form of *udrós, whence English otter and Sanskrit उद्र (udra). Doublet of ги́дра (gídra), which was borrowed from Greek.

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Noun

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вы́дра (výdraf anim (genitive вы́дры, nominative plural вы́дры, genitive plural выдр, relational adjective вы́дряный or вы́дровый, diminutive вы́дрочка)

  1. otter (mammal)
  2. (derogatory) mean, ugly woman

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