цепочка

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EtymologyEdit

From це́пка (cépka, small chain, chainlet) (folk poetic) +‎ -ка (-ka), or directly from цепь (cepʹ) +‎ -о́чка (-óčka). In either case, the stress on the suffix is unexpected.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [t͡sɨˈpot͡ɕkə]
  • (file)

NounEdit

цепо́чка (cepóčkaf inan (genitive цепо́чки, nominative plural цепо́чки, genitive plural цепо́чек)

  1. diminutive of цепь (cepʹ) chain, chainlet (series of interconnected rings or links)
  2. choker (jewellery)

DeclensionEdit