атаман

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Has been connected with ге́тман (gétman).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

атама́н (atamánm anim (genitive атама́на, nominative plural атама́ны)

  1. ataman (Cossack chieftain)
  2. gang-leader, robber chief

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