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EtymologyEdit

Traditionally derived from Polish turma, from Middle High German turm, turn, from Old French *torn, 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).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [tʲʉrʲˈma]
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NounEdit

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

  1. prison, jail

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