мешкати dwell, inhabit
Parts of speech

Nouns

помешкання gen. помешкання - lodging, apartment, flat

мешкання gen. мешкання - (action of) residing, dwelling

мешканець gen. мешканця - inhabitant, resident, dweller (masculine), usually of a city, village or area

мешканка gen. мешканки - inhabitant, resident, dweller (feminine), usually of a city, village or area

Adjectives

 

 

Adverbs

 

 

Verbs

мешкати - to reside, live, dwell

замешк(ув)ати - to move into a flat or dwelling (colloquial)

 

Useful compounds
and collocations

мешканці села - country/village dwellers

мешканці міста - city/town dwellers

Additional information

1. partial synonyms for помешкання are квартира, житло; for мешкати - жити, проживати; замешкати - поселитися; мешканець - житель

2. the word мешкати probably derives from the old Slavonic form мешкать, meaning to linger, delay, be slow; it probably gained its current meaning under the influence of the Polish mieszkać.

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