кукла

BulgarianEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Byzantine Greek κούκλα (koúkla), from Latin cucūlla. Doublet of гу́гла (gúgla) and hood (hood) and куку́л (kukúl, pointed hat) - direct borrowings from Latin.

NounEdit

ку́кла (kúklaf

  1. doll, puppet
  2. (figuratively) manipulated person
    кукла на конци
    kukla na konci
    one who is led by someone else
    (literally, “puppet on strings”)
  3. (colloquial, figuratively) cute girl, lolita
  4. (dialectal, figuratively) yarn woven into 5 strands, which together look like a human figure
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Etymology 2Edit

Likely from Proto-Slavic *kukъla, morphologically from кука (kuka, hook) +‎ -ла (-la).

NounEdit

ку́кла (kúklaf

  1. (dialectal) hillock, cusp, rocky mound
    Synonyms: хълм (hǎlm), моги́ла (mogíla)
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Etymology 3Edit

Possibly а feminine form of *kukъlь (loop), cognate with Lithuanian kukulỹs (dumpling). Related to Etymology 2.

NounEdit

ку́кла (kúklaf

  1. (dialectal) snare, loop
    Synonym: бри́мка (brímka)
  2. (dialectal) type of ceremonial braided bread served on Easter day (specifically Вели́кденска ку́кла (Velíkdenska kúkla))
    Synonym: козуна́к (kozunák)
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MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Byzantine Greek κούκλα (koúkla), from Latin cuculla.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈkukɫa]
  • (file)

NounEdit

кукла (kuklaf (related adjective куклен, diminutive кукличка or кукличе or кукле)

  1. doll, puppet
  2. (colloquial) pretty girl

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RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Old East Slavic кукла (kukla), from Byzantine Greek κούκλα (koúkla), from Latin cuculla.

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NounEdit

ку́кла (kúklaf anim or f inan (genitive ку́клы, nominative plural ку́клы, genitive plural ку́кол, related adjective ку́кольный, diminutive ку́колка)

  1. doll
  2. puppet
  3. (criminal slang) fake money

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