тюрьма

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EtymologyEdit

Traditionally derived from Polish turma, from Middle High German turm, from Old French *turm, from Latin turrem/turrim, accusative singular of turris. But more likely from Proto-Turkic *türmä ‎(prison); compare Tatar төрмә ‎(törmä, prison), Kyrgyz түрмө ‎(türmö, prison).

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NounEdit

тюрьма́ ‎(tjurʹmáf inan ‎(genitive тюрьмы́, nominative plural тю́рьмы)

  1. prison, jail

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ReferencesEdit

  • Fasmer, Maks (1964–1973), “тюрьма”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress
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