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Же́нщина

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *ženьščina, from *ženьskъ + *-ina, from *žena + *-ьskъ. Equivalent to же́нский (žénskij) +‎ -ина (-ina).

PronunciationEdit

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  • IPA(key): [ˈʐɛnʲɕːɪnə]

NounEdit

же́нщина (žénščinaf anim (genitive же́нщины, nominative plural же́нщины, genitive plural же́нщин)

  1. woman

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “женщина”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 299