челобитье

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Etymology[edit]

From чело (čelo) +‎ бить (bitʹ) +‎ -ье (-ʹje).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ɕɪlɐˈbʲitʲjə/

Noun[edit]

челоби́тье (čelobítʹjen

  1. (obsolete) bowing down (till the forehead reaches the earth)
  2. (archaic, now jocular) entreaty, petition

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