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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. square (open area in the town)
    Красная площадь - Red Square
  2. space, living space
  3. (geometry) area

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ReferencesEdit

  • Fasmer, Maks (1964–1973), “площадь”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., 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
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