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RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Polish mieszczanin (burgher, townsman), from miasto (town).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [mʲɪɕːɪˈnʲin]

NounEdit

мещани́н (meščanínm anim (genitive мещани́на, nominative plural меща́не, genitive plural меща́н, feminine меща́нка)

  1. petty bourgeois
  2. Philistine

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