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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic прьстъ (prĭstŭ), from Proto-Slavic *pьrstъ.

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перст (perstm inan (genitive перста́, nominative plural персты́, genitive plural персто́в)

  1. (anatomy, poetic, antiquated) finger
    перст судьбыperst sudʹbythe finger of fate

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ReferencesEdit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “перст”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv O. N., Moscow: Progress