ручей

BulgarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *ručьjь. Morphologically equivalent to руча́ (ručá, to drone, to rattle) +‎ -ей (-ej).

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NounEdit

ру́чей (rúčejm (diminutive ру́чейче)

  1. brook, creek, beck (small, relatively fast river or stream)
    Synonym: (dialectal) блюка́ло (bljukálo)
  2. (by extension) stream, flux
    Synonyms: пото́к (potók), (dialectal) стру́га (strúga)

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RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *ručьjь. Compare Ukrainian руча́й (ručáj), Czech ručej, Polish ruczaj.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [rʊˈt͡ɕej]
  • (file)

NounEdit

руче́й (ručéjm inan (genitive ручья́, nominative plural ручьи́, genitive plural ручьёв, diminutive ручеёк)

  1. brook, stream, creek

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