козёл

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kozьlъ

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

козёл (kozjólm anim (genitive козлы́, feminine коза́)

  1. goat, he-goat, billygoat
    козёл отпущенияscapegoat
  2. (slang, pejorative) idiot, blockhead; jerk, bastard, ass
    Вот ведь козёл! — What a bastard!
  3. (criminal slang, very offensive) an inmate who is an informer and collaborates with authorities
  4. (criminal slang, very offensive) homosexual (usually passive)
  5. (colloquial) game of dominoes
    забивать козла — play dominoes
  6. (gymnastics) buck

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