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EtymologyEdit

From секрета́рь (sekretárʹ) +‎ -ша (-ša).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [sʲɪkrʲɪˈtarʂə]
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NounEdit

секрета́рша (sekretáršaf anim (genitive секрета́рши, nominative plural секрета́рши, genitive plural секрета́рш, masculine секрета́рь)

  1. (colloquial) secretary (female)
  2. (colloquial) the wife of a secretary
    колле́жская секрета́ршаkolléžskaja sekretáršathe wife of the collegiate secretary

Usage notesEdit

  • Some occupation names work for both males and females. The male form of the term may refer to a male or a female. This is a more colloquial term and is likely to be negatively perceived.

DeclensionEdit