толочь

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *telťi (to pound).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

толо́чь (tolóčʹimpf (perfective растоло́чь or истоло́чь or потоло́чь)

  1. to pound, to crush, to grind (to make smaller by breaking with a device)

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verbs
  • толо́чь во́ду в сту́пе (tolóčʹ vódu v stúpe, to beat the air, to mill the wind) (idiom, lit.: to pound water in a mortar)
  • толчёный (tolčónyj)
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