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Etymology 1 edit

Deverbal from запали́ть (zapalítʹ).

Noun edit

запа́л (zapálm inan (genitive запа́ла, nominative plural запа́лы, genitive plural запа́лов)

  1. fuse, primer
  2. (colloquial) ardor, enthusiasm
  3. heaves (disease of horses and other domesticated animals)
  4. spoilage of grain still on the stalk due to drought
  5. (slang) heat (dangerous situation where failure may lead to the participants getting caught)
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Verb edit

запа́л (zapál)

  1. masculine singular past indicative perfective of запа́сть (zapástʹ)