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Russian translation: скунс, вонючка

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GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
English term or phrase:skunk
Russian translation:скунс, вонючка
Entered by: marfus
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09:18 Jul 25, 2000
English to Russian translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: skunk
The animal.
Brent Turnipseed
Скунс (Skuns); Vonyuchka
Explanation:
Iz semeistva kunyich. Oba slova podkhodyat. Vonyuchka - eto ne epitet.
Looked up in ABBYY Lingvo 6.0

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Summary of answers provided
naskunsAlexander Kudriavtsev
naскунс
allys
naвонючка, скунс
Mark Bernardini
naСкунс (Skuns); VonyuchkaxxxDm_Ch


  

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24 mins
Скунс (Skuns); Vonyuchka


Explanation:
Iz semeistva kunyich. Oba slova podkhodyat. Vonyuchka - eto ne epitet.
Looked up in ABBYY Lingvo 6.0

Cheers!

xxxDm_Ch
Local time: 20:42
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in pair: 101
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1 hr
вонючка, скунс


Explanation:
but also скунсовый мех and, in extension, подлец, подонок. Oxford Russian Dictionary

Mark Bernardini
Russian Federation
Local time: 20:42
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian, Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 18
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3 hrs
скунс


Explanation:
It's a very nice looking animal, but with a very unpleasant smell (sometimes)!

allys
Local time: 18:42
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in pair: 4
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6 hrs
skuns


Explanation:
"Skuns" and never "vonyuchka" as the above suggest. The word is found in magor dictionaries and the second variant is extreamely obsolete if we speak about an animal and not about a human.
good luck

Alexander Kudriavtsev
Local time: 20:42
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian, Native in BelarusianBelarusian
PRO pts in pair: 24
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