muzjik

muzhik

[moo-zhik, moo-zhik]
noun
a Russian peasant.
Also, moujik, mujik, muzjik.


Origin:
1560–70; < Russian muzhík, equivalent to muzh husband, man (OCS mǫžĭ, akin to man1) + -ik diminutive suffix

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muzhik, moujik or mujik (ˈmuːʒɪk)
 
n
a Russian peasant, esp under the tsars
 
[C16: from Russian: peasant]
 
moujik, moujik or mujik
 
n
 
[C16: from Russian: peasant]
 
mujik, moujik or mujik
 
n
 
[C16: from Russian: peasant]

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