Fortochka definition

A small ventilation window, spanning the frame of one window pane, that opens on hinges independently of the whole window, common in Russia, post-Soviet states and Finland.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
fortochka
Plural:
fortochkas

Origin of fortochka

  • From Russian форточка (fórtočka), from German Pförtchen (“little door”) - diminutive of Pforte (“gate”)

    From Wiktionary