хозяин

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Noun[edit]

хозя́ин (xozjáinm anim (genitive хозя́ина, nominative plural хозя́ева, feminine хозя́йка)

  1. owner, proprietor
  2. landlord, housekeeper
  3. boss, master, chief, principal, manager, employer, hirer
  4. man, husband
  5. (computing) host, master
  6. (biology) host

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Usage notes[edit]

хозяин has the plural хозяины, but it is informal. Instead, the collective noun хозяева is used (which, along with хозяйки, is also the collective plural of feminine хозяйка).

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