котёл

See also: котел

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *kotьlъ, from Gothic 𐌺𐌰𐍄𐌹𐌻𐍃 (katils, kettle), from Latin catillus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [kɐˈtʲɵɫ]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɵl

NounEdit

котёл (kotjólm inan (genitive котла́, nominative plural котлы́, genitive plural котло́в)

  1. cauldron
  2. (engineering) boiler (closed vessel for generating steam or heating water)
  3. shared supply of food
    корми́ться из о́бщего котла́kormítʹsja iz óbščevo kotláto eat together, to share from the same pot
  4. (military) A very large encirclement; pocket, entrapment
  5. (card games, slang) pot (money available to be won in a card hand)

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