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See also: ашик

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RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic аскъ (askŭ) or ꙗскъ (jaskŭ), from Old Norse askr (wooden vessel) or eski (ashen box). See *askaz for cognates

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

я́щик (jáščikm inan (genitive я́щика, nominative plural я́щики, genitive plural я́щиков)

  1. box, case, chest
  2. drawer (in a table)
  3. (colloquial, pejorative) idiot box, boob tube (TV set)

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ReferencesEdit

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