шабаш

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EtymologyEdit

Via Polish szabas from Yiddish שבת ‎(šabes, Sabbath).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ша́баш or шаба́ш ‎(šábaš or šabášm inan ‎(genitive ша́баша or шаба́ша, nominative plural ша́баши or шаба́ши)

  1. Sabbath
  2. (colloquial) end of the working day, quitting time (also pronounced šabáš).
    Шабаш, охо́тники! Сла́вно порабо́тали! — ве́село кри́кнул де́душка. — Сейча́с, пожа́луй, и домо́й пора́.
    Šabaš, oxótniki! Slávno porabótali! — véselo kríknul déduška. — Sejčás, požáluj, i domój porá.
    "That’s it, hunters! We did a great job!" the grandfather shouted merrily. "Now it’s about time we went home."

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ReferencesEdit

  • шабаш 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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