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Etymology edit

From Proto-Slavic *mỳšь (mouse) (referring to the mouse-like appearance of a flexing muscle), from Proto-Indo-European *muh₂s. For semantic development, compare to Latin mūsculus (muscle, literally little mouse) and Ancient Greek μῦς (mûs, mouse; muscle).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɨʂt͡sə]
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Noun edit

мы́шца (mýšcaf inan (genitive мы́шцы, nominative plural мы́шцы, genitive plural мышц, relational adjective мы́шечный)

  1. muscle
    Synonym: му́скул (múskul)

Declension edit