герой

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

герой (gerójm (feminine героиня)

  1. hero
    герой на деня - man of the day, hero of the hour, man in the public eye
  2. (literature) a male character, a male being involved in the action of a story
    главен герой - protagonist

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French héros, from Latin hērōs, from Ancient Greek ἥρως (hḗrōs, demi-god, hero). Influenced by the displaced earlier иро́й (irój), directly from the Greek.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

геро́й (gerójm anim (genitive геро́я, nominative plural геро́и, feminine герои́ня)

  1. hero
  2. (literature) character

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Ukrainian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

геро́й (herójm anim (genitive геро́я, nominative plural геро́ї)

  1. hero
  2. (literature) character

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References[edit]

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