петрушка

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Polish pietruszka, adapted from Czech petržel (see -у́шка (-úška)), from Middle High German petersîlje, from Latin petroselīnum, from Ancient Greek πετροσέλῑνον (petrosélīnon, literally rock celery). See English parsley.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [pʲɪˈtruʂkə]
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NounEdit

петру́шка (petrúškaf inan (genitive петру́шки, nominative plural петру́шки, genitive plural петру́шек)

  1. (botany) parsley (herb)
  2. foolishness, absurdity

DeclensionEdit