вогонь

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Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic огнь (ognĭ), from Proto-Slavic *ognь, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁n̥gʷnis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

вого́нь (vohónʹm inan (genitive вогню́, nominative plural вогні́)

  1. fire
  2. hearth, fireplace
  3. sunlight
  4. (figuratively) sparkle in the eyes (as a reflection of an emotional state)
    • 1957, Іван Микитенко, II, 58:
      Очі йому горять упертим вогнемOči jomu horjatʹ upertym vohnem — His eyes burning with willful fire

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

вого́нь (vohónʹm inan (genitive вогню́, uncountable)

  1. (uncountable, figuratively) spiritual exaltation, inspiration
  2. (uncountable, colloquial) body heat
  3. (uncountable) shooting, firing (of guns)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • вогонь” in Ivan Bilodid (editor-in-chief) (1970–1980), Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Dictionary of the Ukrainian language], in 11 vols, Kiev: Naukova Dumka