скука

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *skuka. Cognate with Serbo-Croatian ску́чити, ску̑чи̑м (to press, put in a predicament), Slovene skúčati (to whine, to squeal), Czech skučet, skoukat (to howl, to whine), Slovak skučаť (to whine, squeal, whistle).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈskukə]
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NounEdit

ску́ка (skúkaf inan (genitive ску́ки, uncountable)

  1. boredom, ennui (state of being bored)

DeclensionEdit

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