район

RussianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

райо́н ‎(rajónm inan ‎(genitive райо́на, nominative plural райо́ны)

  1. district
  2. region, area

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • район in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv
  • район” in Pavel Černyx (1999), Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 2 vols (3rd ed.), Moscow: Publishing House "Russian Language", volume 2, page 96

UkrainianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. district
  2. region, area
  3. raion

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • район” in Ivan Bilodid (editor-in-chief) (1970–1980), Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Dictionary of the Ukrainian language], in 11 vols, Kiev: Naukova Dumka
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