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Кинжал, 1840 г.

EtymologyEdit

A Turkic borrowing. Compare Nogai кынжал(kınjal), Kumyk хынжал, Crimean Tatar къанджер, ханджер, гъанджер, Tatar хәнҗәр(xäncär). Related to Persian خنجر(xanjar).

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NounEdit

кинжа́л (kinžálm inan (genitive кинжа́ла, nominative plural кинжа́лы, genitive plural кинжа́лов)

  1. dagger, poniard (a stabbing weapon)

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ReferencesEdit

  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “кинжал”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume I, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 396a