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Is "тройбан" derived from "ебан тремя"?

-бан is an argotic suffix that is used to create word that is not used in normal/official language as one of purposes of argot itself. See тройбан, щелбан, дружбан.
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Is "тройбан" derived from "ебан тремя"?

Just to prove the previous answers and to disappoint you:тройбан. belongs to school argot, "Словарь русского арго" Елистратова ЩЕЛБАН, -а, м. Удар, щелчок. Возм. из шк.; общеупотр. «щелчок» + ...
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Is "тройбан" derived from "ебан тремя"?

I believe this word belongs to school slang exclusively. And concerning its roots, it's most probably derived as a pure occasionalism with a pattern similar to дерибан, щелбан etc.
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Why are возить/везти and носить/нести related as they are in prefixed verbs?

Let's take a step back and look at two interrelated concepts: the two kinds of motion expressed by Russian verbs of motion and the two aspects of verbs. Unprefixed verbs of motion are all imperfective....
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Зачем "бесхозяйный", если есть "бесхозный"?

Бесхозный is a variant of бесхозяйный. It had appeared in the late 1910s and took on since, having almost completely replaced the original by the 1950s. Before the 1910s, бесхозяйный was the only ...
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What would you call a drinker of non-alcohol beverages in Russian?

The way I understand it, you are looking for an agent noun (имя деятеля) formed from the word пить. I think I can say with confidence that modern Russian lacks such a word. In Russian, there is no ...
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Суффиксы -и(с)т и -а(с)т

Потому что у этих суффиксов разные значения: -ист- — прилагательные со значением: похожий на что-то (серебристый, бархатистый); обладающий чем-то в большом количестве (голосистый, ветвистый); ...
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Как правильно: змееед или змееяд?

Если речь про хищную птицу, то правильно змееяд. Окончание "яд" связано не с ядом, а с "яством" - едой. То есть, фактически, змееед. Но говорить надо именно через я. Змееед можно применять к другим ...
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Why are there verbs derived from ехать but not ездить?

As I have mentioned, заездить, изъездить, наездить, объездить, выездить, поездить, проездить, съездить are the verbs derived from ездить. Some of them have an imperfective pair in a certain ...
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Why are there verbs derived from ехать but not ездить?

I've sometimes explained it like this: ездить, like ходить, водить, and others, is a multidirectional verb. Most multidirectional verbs can take a directional prefix (в-, вы-, при-, у-, etc.) to ...
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Why are возить/везти and носить/нести related as they are in prefixed verbs?

Thе words in each of the two groups are considered to have the same root. However, for historical reasons, a single root may have multiple forms. According to Russian Derivational Dictionary (volume ...
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Forming Words with Two Prefixes - по + приставка

In principle it can be added on top of any prefixed verb. But in practice it seems some specific prefixes are more likely to be augmented with it. On the one hand it appears to be a feature of ...
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Forming Words with Two Prefixes - по + приставка

The first sentence doesn't sound Russian. The verb понаехать is about people (not a single person) who've come (приехали) to some place (e. g. to dwell there) in big numbers (наехали) while doing ...
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Forming Words with Two Prefixes - по + приставка

"...is it generally acceptable to attach по to prefixed verbs?.." The answer is it depends. попридержи sounds very natural to me (at least in the context of the cited poem). Here are more examples: ...
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Why are there verbs derived from ходить, but not идти?

There are lots of verbs with prefixes derived from идти. войти, найти, пойти, сойти, прийти, уйти, подойти, etc. In these verbs "и" changes to -й- and -дт- changes to original -т- ( The original ...
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Dictionary form of the word "её"

её = her in all the senses, same as in English I see her = Я вижу её Her father = Её отец
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What kind of word is this? "случи́вшемся"

Is it past perfective? It's a past participle from the perfective reflexive verb случиться ("to happen, to occur"), through the suffix -вш- (used to form active past participles), the ...
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What kind of word is this? "случи́вшемся"

This is the active past participle случи́вшееся from the verb случиться to happen, which declines like any neuter adjective. Here, it's in the prepositional singular after o and means about what ...
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What would you call a drinker of non-alcohol beverages in Russian?

While the word пьющий has alcoholic connotations, they are exaggerated by the OP. It's a fairly neutral word, a participle of the verb пить, literally meaning "the drinking one". If we want ...
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Иноглазый или Иноглазной

Если чисто по-философски, то я считаю, что иноглазый означало бы "(человек, зверь, существо) с другими глазами". Например, иноглазая порода волков А иноглазной - "для, от, связанно с ...
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Rules for forming Verbal Adverbs

The Russian language has multiple generative models for various forms of verbs, and for the rarely used ones, even native speakers spend some time turning the verb in their head until they find a ...
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What kind of word is this? "случи́вшемся"

Your translation is accurate. Here is how past participles are derived: The active past participle is derived from the past masculine singular: if the past masculine singular end in -л, replace -л ...
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Иноглазый или Иноглазной

Такого слова нет. Если мне нужно соединить "глаз" и "ино", Зачем? Если это нужно например для worldbuilding — тогда берите, то которое больше нравится. Все равно такого слова нет....
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Why are возить/везти and носить/нести related as they are in prefixed verbs?

привозывать/привозить and привеживать/привезти If I got your idea, you want there be some fixed root(stem?) and some uniform setoff suffixes and endings(post suffixes). I have a hypothesis that it ...
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Why are there verbs derived from ехать but not ездить?

To start with, here is a brief introduction into the aspectual system of Russian verbs. In short, the main aspectual pairs shall be: habitual - iterative: ездить - ехать perfect - imperfect : ...
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