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Old East SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *tъlkъ, from Proto-Indo-European *telkʷ-. Compare Latin loquor

NounEdit

тълкъ ‎(tŭlkŭm

  1. interpreter
  2. interpretation, explanation

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Fasmer, Maks (1964–1973), “толк”, 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), “толк”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 2, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 248
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