кекс

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Кекс

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Keks, from English cakes.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

кекс (keksm inan or m anim (genitive ке́кса, nominative plural ке́ксы, genitive plural ке́ксов)

  1. (inanimate) sponge cake, sweet bread
  2. (slang, animate) dude, guy
    Synonyms: кре́ндель (kréndelʹ), чува́к (čuvák)

Usage notesEdit

  • The words кекс (keks), пиро́жное (piróžnoje), and торт (tort) all translate to “cake” in English, but have distinct usages in Russian:
    • кекс (keks) is a sponge cake or a sweet bread (e.g. a marble cake);
    • пиро́жное (piróžnoje) is any type of small cake or pastry sized for one individual (e.g. a petit four);
    • торт (tort) is a multi-layered cake, typically large enough to serve multiple people (e.g. a birthday cake).

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Keks, from English cakes.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ке̏кс m (Latin spelling kȅks)

  1. cookie (US), biscuit (UK)
    Synonym: бѝсквӣт
  2. cracker

DeclensionEdit