BulgarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *somъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

сом (somm

  1. sheatfish (Silurus glanis)

DeclensionEdit


KazakhEdit

Cyrillic сом (som)
Arabic سوم

EtymologyEdit

As a unit of currency, the Turkic root *som literally means pure, implying pure gold.

AdjectiveEdit

сом (som)

  1. solid, dense
  2. pure

NounEdit

сом (som)

  1. som (national unit of currency in Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan)
  2. (historical) ruble (under the USSR)

KyrgyzEdit

EtymologyEdit

As a unit of currency, the Turkic root *som literally means pure, implying pure gold.

NounEdit

сом (som)

  1. som (national unit of currency in Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan)
  2. ruble (historically under the USSR)

AdjectiveEdit

сом (som)

  1. pure

MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *somъ.

NounEdit

сом (somm

  1. catfish

DeclensionEdit


RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *somъ.

NounEdit

сом (somm anim (genitive сома́, nominative plural сомы́, genitive plural сомо́в)

  1. catfish, sheatfish
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Kyrgyz сом (som), Uzbek сўм/soʻm

NounEdit

сом (somm inan (genitive со́ма, nominative plural со́мы, genitive plural со́мов)

  1. (numismatics) som, so'm
DeclensionEdit

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *somъ.

NounEdit

со̏м m (Latin spelling sȍm)

  1. catfish
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

The origins of this term are unclear. Possibly because som (catfish) is a big fish. Others believe it is due to the 1000 dinar banknotes of 1955, on which the person depicted appears to have two fish eyes (instead of welding goggles) on his head.

NounEdit

со̏м m (Latin spelling sȍm)

  1. (colloquial) grand (a thousand of something, especially but not only money)

UkrainianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *somъ.

NounEdit

сом (somm animal (genitive сома́, nominative plural соми́, genitive plural сомі́в)

  1. catfish
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

сом (somm inan (genitive со́ма, nominative plural со́ми, genitive plural со́мів)

  1. som (currency)
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit