Complete Definition of "tovarish"

English

Etymology
Russian ÑоваÑиÑ, from Turkic.

Pronunciation
IPA|/tÉ'vÉ:rɪÊ/

Noun
en-noun|es

  1. comrade, especially with reference to the former USSR

#:*1919: Instead of addressing them according to revolutionary etiquette as Tovarish (comrade), he asked them their Christian names and that of their fathers, while telling them his own â The Times, 6 Dec 1919, p.10 col. C
#:*1988: His Russian was derived from a fortnightâs crash course. âYouâd better see what this, ah, tovarish thinks he wants.â â Anthony Burgess, Any Old Iron

Alternative forms
tovarishch
tovarich

ru:tovarish

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