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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, genitive plural чу́хон)

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

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QuotationsEdit

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

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “чухна”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress