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Петух (1)

EtymologyEdit

From певе́ц(pevéc), said to have been influenced by Пе́тя(Pétja), diminutive of Пётр(Pjotr). Related to петь(petʹ, to sing). Compare пе́вень(pévenʹ), Ukrainian пі́вень(pívenʹ), Belarusian пе́вень(pjévjenʹ), Bulgarian пете́л(petél), Macedonian петел(petel), Serbo-Croatian pijétao, pijévac, Slovene petêlin, pẹ́təł. Compare also Polish piać(to crow), which is cognate with петь(petʹ).

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пету́х ‎(petúxm anim ‎(genitive петуха́, nominative plural петухи́, genitive plural петухо́в)

  1. rooster, cock
  2. (slang) passive homosexual

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