Bulgarian edit

Etymology 1 edit

Scientific term from Latin focus.

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фо́кус (fókusm (relational adjective фо́кусен)

  1. (optics, trigonometry) focus
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  • фокус¹”, in Речник на българския език [Dictionary of the Bulgarian Language] (in Bulgarian), Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2014
  • фокус¹”, in Речник на българския език [Dictionary of the Bulgarian Language] (in Bulgarian), Chitanka, 2010

Etymology 2 edit

From a popular "spell" фо́кус-мо́кус (fókus-mókus, hocus-pocus) that illusionists say before performing the final surprise of their trick routine.

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фо́кус (fókusm (relational adjective фо́кусен)

  1. magical trick, illusion
    Synonyms: вълше́бство (vǎlšébstvo), илю́зия (iljúzija), трик (trik)
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References edit

  • фокус²”, in Речник на българския език [Dictionary of the Bulgarian Language] (in Bulgarian), Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2014
  • фокус²”, in Речник на българския език [Dictionary of the Bulgarian Language] (in Bulgarian), Chitanka, 2010

Macedonian edit

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фокус (fokusm (relational adjective фокален)

  1. focus

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Russian edit

 
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  • IPA(key): [ˈfokʊs]
  • (file)

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фо́кус (fókusm inan (genitive фо́куса, nominative plural фо́кусы, genitive plural фо́кусов)

  1. hocus-pocus, trick, sleight of hand
  2. freak, whim
  3. focus (in optics)

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Serbo-Croatian edit

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  • IPA(key): /fǒːkus/
  • Hyphenation: фо‧кус

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фо́кус m (Latin spelling fókus)

  1. focus

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Ukrainian edit

 
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Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from German Fokus, from Latin focus.[1]

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фо́кус (fókusm inan (genitive фо́куса, nominative plural фо́куси, genitive plural фо́кусів, relational adjective фо́кусний or фока́льний)

  1. (optics) focus, focal point
  2. (photography, cinematography) focus
  3. (geometry) focus
  4. (seismology) focus
    Synonym: гіпоце́нтр m (hipocéntr)
  5. (figuratively) focus, focal point (centre of activity; something to which activity, attention or interest is primarily directed)
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Etymology 2 edit

Borrowed from German Hokuspokus.[2]

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фо́кус (fókusm inan (genitive фо́куса, nominative plural фо́куси, genitive plural фо́кусів, relational adjective фо́кусний)

  1. magic trick, trick, hocus-pocus, sleight, sleight of hand
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References edit

  1. ^ Melnychuk, O. S., editor (2012), “фокус¹”, in Етимологічний словник української мови [Etymological Dictionary of the Ukrainian Language] (in Ukrainian), volume 6 (У – Я), Kyiv: Naukova Dumka, →ISBN, page 115
  2. ^ Melnychuk, O. S., editor (2012), “фокус²”, in Етимологічний словник української мови [Etymological Dictionary of the Ukrainian Language] (in Ukrainian), volume 6 (У – Я), Kyiv: Naukova Dumka, →ISBN, page 115

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