Russian edit

 
Мужчи́на

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Etymology edit

Attested since the 16th century as мущи́на (muščína),[1] from Old East Slavic *мужьщина (*mužĭščina) or borrowed from Polish mężczyzna, from Proto-Slavic *mǫžьščina, from *mǫžьskъ +‎ *-ina, from *mǫžь +‎ *-ьskъ. By surface analysis, мужско́й (mužskój) +‎ -ина (-ina). Cognates include Ukrainian мужчи́на (mužčýna), Belarusian мужчы́на (mužčýna), Polish mężczyzna.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [mʊˈɕːinə]
  • (file)

Noun edit

мужчи́на (mužčínam anim (genitive мужчи́ны, nominative plural мужчи́ны, genitive plural мужчи́н, relational adjective мужско́й, augmentative мужчи́нище)

  1. man (male person)

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References edit

  1. ^ Filin, F. P., editor (1982), “мужчина (мущина)”, in Словарь русского языка XI–XVII вв. [Dictionary of the Russian Language: 11ᵗʰ–17ᵗʰ cc.]‎[1] (in Russian), numbers 9 (м – мяшин-), Moscow: Nauka, page 305

Further reading edit

  • Trubachyov, Oleg, editor (1994), “*mǫžьščina”, in Этимологический словарь славянских языков [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), numbers 20 (*morzatъjь – *mъrsknǫti), Moscow: Nauka, →ISBN, page 166
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) “мущина”, in Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress

Ukrainian edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Slavic *mǫžьščina. Cognates include Russian мужчи́на (mužčína), Belarusian мужчы́на (mužčýna).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

мужчи́на (mužčýnam pers (genitive мужчи́ни, nominative plural мужчи́ни, genitive plural мужчи́н)

  1. man (male person)
    Synonym: (more common) чолові́к (čolovík)

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