See also: юж

IngushEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare with Chechen уьш (üš)

PronounEdit

уж ()

  1. third-person plural pronoun: they

RussianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [uʂ]
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

Shortened form of уже́ (užé).

AdverbEdit

уж ()

  1. already
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old East Slavic ꙋжь (užĭ), from Proto-Slavic *ǫžь, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éngʷʰis (snake). Cognates include Latin anguis, Old Prussian angis, Lithuanian angis, Latvian odze, Old High German unc and Old Armenian աւձ (awj).

NounEdit

уж (m anim (genitive ужа́, nominative plural ужи́, genitive plural уже́й)

  1. grass snake (Natrix natrix)
DeclensionEdit

UdmurtEdit

EtymologyEdit

A Permic word like Komi-Permyak удж (udž).

NounEdit

уж ()

  1. work