костёл

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Мариацкий костёл в Кракове

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Polish kościół (church), from Czech kostel, from Old High German kastel, from Latin castellum (castle, fort), because medieval churches were fortified.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

костёл (kostjólm inan (genitive костёла, nominative plural костёлы, genitive plural костёлов)

  1. a Roman Catholic church (in Poland or the Baltic states)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “костел”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress