цель

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [t͡sɛlʲ]
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Polish cel (aim, goal), in turn from Middle High German zil (whence German Ziel); compare Bulgarian цел (cel).

NounEdit

цель (celʹf inan (genitive це́ли, nominative plural це́ли, genitive plural це́лей, related adjective целево́й)

  1. goal, target, aim, end, object
    не попада́ть/попа́сть в цельne popadátʹ/popástʹ v celʹto miss (one's aim)
  2. purpose
  3. destination (of traveller)
DeclensionEdit
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DescendantsEdit
  • Yakut: сыал (sıal)

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

цель (celʹ)

  1. second-person singular imperative imperfective of це́лить (célitʹ)