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From кола́ч (koláč) (through akanye), from Proto-Slavic *kolačь, a derivation of *kolo (circle, wheel). By surface analysis, колесо́ (kolesó) +‎ -ач (-ač). Cognate to Ukrainian кола́ч (koláč), Bulgarian кола́ч (koláč), Serbo-Croatian kòlač, Slovak koláč, Czech koláč, Polish kołacz.

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Noun edit

 
калач

кала́ч (kaláčm inan (genitive калача́, nominative plural калачи́, genitive plural калаче́й, relational adjective кала́чный, diminutive кала́чик)

  1. kalach (traditional East Slavic bread shaped like a padlock or a wheel)

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Descendants edit

  • Kazakh: қалаш (qalaş, kalach)
  • Khakas: халас (xalas, kalach, bread)
  • Shor: қалаш (qalaş, bread)
  • Southern Altai: калаш (kalaš, bread)

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References edit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “колач”, in Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), transl. & suppl. by Oleg Trubachyov, Moscow: Progress
  • Tsyhanenko, H. P. (1989), “калач”, in Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), 2nd edition, Kyiv: Radjanska shkola, →ISBN