See also: Маяк

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мая́к (majákm inan (genitive маяка́, nominative plural маякі́, genitive plural маяко́ў)

  1. lighthouse

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *majakъ (lighthouse), from Proto-Slavic *màjati (to beckon) + *-akъ (masculine nominalizing suffix).

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  • IPA(key): [mɐˈjak]
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мая́к (majákm inan (genitive маяка́ or мая́ка*, nominative plural маяки́, genitive plural маяко́в, diminutive маячо́к) (* Nautical language sometimes keeps the stress on the stem.)

  1. lighthouse
  2. beacon
  3. Used as the call sign for some Soyuz missions: Soyuz T-3, Soyuz T-10 & Soyuz T-15.

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  • Azerbaijani: mayak
  • Estonian: majakas
  • Finnish: majakka
  • Turkmen: maýak
  • Veps: majak
  • Uzbek: mayak

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  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) “маяк”, in Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *majakъ (lighthouse), from Proto-Slavic *màjati (to beckon) + *-akъ (masculine nominalizing suffix).

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мая́к (majákm inan (genitive маяка́, nominative plural маяки́, genitive plural маякі́в)

  1. lighthouse, beacon
  2. (figurative) beacon, (that which points the way to something)
  3. a wooden watchtower
  4. a tree left standing after deforestation

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