хлопец

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Belarusian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Polish chłopiec or chłopak, Ukrainian хлопець (xlópec’)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

хлопец (xlópecm

  1. lad, boy

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ukrainian хлопець (xlópec’) "boy", "lad", cognate to Polish chłopiec or chłopak

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

хло́пец (xlópecm anim

  1. (colloquial) lad, boy
    Наве́ки умо́лкли весёлые хло́пцы, в живы́х я оста́лся оди́н. ("Орлёнок" - "Eaglet", a song of the Soviet period)
    Navéki umólkli vesjólyje xlópcy, v živýx ja ostálsja odín.
    The merry lads got silent for ever, I was the only one who survived.

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • холоп (xolóp) (serf, slave, bondman; peasant)