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See also: губя and гѫба

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BelarusianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *gǫba.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

губа́ (hubáf inanimate

  1. lip

DeclensionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

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RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Probably from Proto-Slavic *gǫba (tree-fungus), same as губа́ (gubá, tree-fungus).

Alternatively, related to Ancient Greek γαμφαί (gamphaí), γαμφηλαί (gamphēlaí), Lithuanian gembė (hook).

NounEdit

губа́ (gubáf inan (genitive губы́, nominative plural гу́бы, genitive plural губ)

  1. (anatomy) lip
    У вас губа́ не ду́ра.U vas gubá ne dúra.You have good taste.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Slavic *gǫba.

NounEdit

губа́ (gubáf inan (genitive губы́, nominative plural гу́бы, genitive plural губ)

  1. (obsolete) tree fungus, sponge
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Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Slavic *guba. Alternatively, per Vasmer, from губа́ (gubá, lip).

NounEdit

губа́ (gubáf inan (genitive губы́, nominative plural гу́бы, genitive plural губ)

  1. (North Russia) bay, inlet
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Etymology 4Edit

Shortening of губва́хта (gubváxta), a corruption of гауптва́хта (gauptváxta).

NounEdit

губа́ (gubáf inan (genitive губы́, uncountable)

  1. (military, slang) stockade (prison)
  2. (military, slang) detention in a stockade (as a punishment)
    сажа́ть/отправля́ть на губу́sažátʹ/otpravljátʹ na gubúto confine to stockade
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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from Proto-Slavic *gǫba

NounEdit

губа f (Latin spelling guba)

  1. leprosy

UkrainianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

губа́ (hubáf inan (genitive губи́, nominative plural гу́би)

  1. lip