район

RussianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

First attested in 1865. Borrowed from French rayon, from rai + -on, from Latin radius.

  This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.
Particularly: “Is this from French "rayon" etymology 1 (< Latin radius) or etymology 2 (< Frankish for honeycomb)? Our English article raion disagrees.”

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [rɐˈjɵn]
  • (file)

NounEdit

райо́н (rajónm inan (genitive райо́на, nominative plural райо́ны, genitive plural райо́нов, related adjective райо́нный)

  1. district
  2. region, area

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DescendantsEdit
  • English: raion
  • Romanian: raion

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UkrainianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

райо́н (rajónm inan (genitive райо́ну, nominative plural райо́ни, genitive plural райо́нів)

  1. district
  2. region, area
  3. raion

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