Contents

RussianEdit

Russian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia ru

свеча

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic свѣча ‎(svěča, candle), from Proto-Slavic *svěťa ‎(candle), from *světъ ‎(light) + *-ja.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

свеча́ ‎(svečáf inan ‎(genitive свечи́, nominative plural све́чи, genitive plural свече́й)

  1. candle (a light source, usually of wax)
    Свеча́ горе́ла на столе́.‎ ― Svečá goréla na stolé.A candle was burning on the table.
    Све́чи - иску́сственные исто́чники све́та.‎ ― Svéči - iskússtvennyje istóčniki svéta.Candles are artificial light sources.
  2. (physics) candela (unit of luminous intensity)
  3. (automotive) spark plug / sparking plug
  4. (medicine) suppository.

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Fasmer, Maks (1964–1973), “свеча”, 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), “свеча”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 2, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 146
Read in another language