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kvass

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic квасъ ‎(kvasŭ), from Proto-Slavic *kvasъ ‎(leaven, fermented drink).

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квас ‎(kvasm inan ‎(genitive ква́са, nominative plural квасы́, genitive plural квасо́в)

  1. kvass (a type of traditional fermented Russian no- or low-alcohol beverage, made from bread, often flavored with fruit)

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ReferencesEdit

  • Fasmer, Maks (1964–1973), “квас”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “квас”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 391

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Shortened form of ква́сац.

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ква̑с m ‎(Latin spelling kvȃs)

  1. yeast
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowing from Russian квас ‎(kvas).

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ква̑с m ‎(Latin spelling kvȃs)

  1. kvass
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