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ковш
 
ковш

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Old East Slavic ковшь (kovšĭ), borrowed from Lithuanian káušas (ladle, dipper, big spoon), derived from Lithuanian káuti (hew, chop out), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *káuˀtei, from Proto-Indo-European *kowh₂-, from the root *kewh₂-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [kofʂ]
  • (file)

NounEdit

ковш (kovšm inan (genitive ковша́, nominative plural ковши́, genitive plural ковше́й)

  1. scoop, dipper, ladle
  2. bucket (of an excavator)

DeclensionEdit