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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian cartina (fine paper).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

карти́на (kartínaf inan (genitive карти́ны, nominative plural карти́ны, genitive plural карти́н)

  1. picture (representation of visible reality produced by drawing, etc.)
  2. painting, canvas
  3. movie, film
  4. picture, image (as produced in transient fashion by technology, e.g. a monitor)
  5. scene

Usage notesEdit

For sense 1, this term is often used in the sense of referring to a painting created by hand and perceived as a work of art. On the other hand, картинка is preferably used for photographs and other non-transient images created with the help of technology.

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