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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 gay

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