жемчуг

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EtymologyEdit

From Turkic, from Mandarin 珍珠 (zhēnzhū). Compare Hungarian gyöngy.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈʐɛmt͡ɕʊk]
  • (file)

NounEdit

же́мчуг (žémčugm inan (genitive же́мчуга, nominative plural жемчуга́, genitive plural жемчуго́в, related adjective жемчу́жный)

  1. pearl

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DescendantsEdit

  • Erzya: жемчуг (žemčug)
  • Finnish: simpukka
  • Karelian: simčukka (freshwater pearl mollusc, bivalve)
  • Yakut: чөмчүүк (çömçüük)