чухна

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic чухно ‎(čuxno), from чудь ‎(čudĭ) with an expressive suffix -хно ‎(-xno). For the suffix compare given names Михно́ ‎(Mixnó), Яхно́ ‎(Jaxnó), Махно́ ‎(Maxnó), Юхно́ ‎(Juxnó).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

чухна́ ‎(čuxnám anim, f anim ‎(genitive чухны́, nominative plural чу́хны)

  1. (derogatory) an Estonian or a Finn living near Saint Petersburg

DeclensionEdit

QuotationsEdit

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:чухна.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • чухна in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv
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