khittyhawk (khittyhawk) wrote in little_details,

Russian Translation: "General Winter"

The Russian Winter is sometimes nicknamed "General Winter" for its effect on invaders. Does anyone know the equivalent of this nickname in the Russian language? I would like to know both the Cyrillic and anglicized names, please. I wikied "Russian winter" and followed the See Also links. I found "rasputitsa", but that does not appear to be the same thing. I also found this which gives me "мороз красный нос". Is this correct? I wanted to double-check with a native speaker.
Thanks for your help!
Tags: ~languages: russian

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