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EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic площадь (ploščadĭ), from Proto-Slavic *ploščadь, from *ploskъ (flat) + *-ědь.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈploɕːɪtʲ]
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NounEdit

пло́щадь (plóščadʹf inan (genitive пло́щади, nominative plural пло́щади, genitive plural площаде́й)

  1. square (open area in a town or city)
    Кра́сная пло́щадьKrásnaja plóščadʹRed Square
  2. space, living space
  3. (geometry) area

DeclensionEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  • Vasmer (Fasmer), Max (Maks) (1964–1973), “площадь”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv Oleg, Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “площадь”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 2, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 44