Gsd asked in Society & CultureLanguages · 10 years ago

What does loh or lox or loch whatever that word is spelled like mean in Russian?

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  • Paul
    Lv 4
    10 years ago
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    In modern Russia it's the name for people who are easily being cheated - read O.Henry novels about guys who sell junk as 'magic oil' - people they dealt with are called that word

    :)

  • 10 years ago

    лох ("loχ") :

    - (botany) oleaster, silverberry (Elaeagnus)

    - male Atlantic salmon

    - (slang) stiff, simpleton, dummy

    - Scottish freshwater lake or deep sea bay, "loch"

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    It comes from the word лось or moose.

  • 10 years ago

    ЛОХ = lake salmon. Or babylonian willow. Take your pick.

    Source(s): Segal, Russian-English dictionary.
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