RussianEdit

 
Мужчи́на

EtymologyEdit

Attested since the 16th century as мущи́на (muščína); the word is still pronounced in a way that is directly rendered by this outdated spelling, but the current spelling more explicitly displays the etymology and the even older Slavic sound structure. From Old East Slavic *мѫжьщина (*mǫžĭščina), from Proto-Slavic *mǫžьščina, from *mǫžьskъ +‎ *-ina, from *mǫžь +‎ *-ьskъ. Equivalent to мужско́й (mužskój) +‎ -ина (-ina).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [mʊˈɕːinə]
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NounEdit

мужчи́на (mužčínam anim (genitive мужчи́ны, nominative plural мужчи́ны, genitive plural мужчи́н)

  1. man

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