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EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic щитъ (ščitŭ), from Proto-Slavic *ščitъ (shield), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *skeita, from Proto-Indo-European *skey-to-m, from *skey- (to cut, separate). Cognate with Serbo-Croatian štit, Old Irish scíath, Latin scūtum.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɕːit]
  • (file)

NounEdit

щит (ščitm inan (genitive щита́, nominative plural щиты́, genitive plural щито́в)

  1. shield
  2. sluice-gate
  3. panel
    щит управле́нияščit upravlénijacontrol panel
    распредели́тельный щитraspredelítelʹnyj ščitswitchboard
  4. tortoise-shell

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