Ленин

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Russian[edit]

Владимир Ильич Ульянов, 1895 г.

Etymology[edit]

Ulyanov adopted the nom de guerre of "Lenin" in December 1901, possibly taking the River Lena as a basis (Лена + possessive-adjective suffix -ин), thereby imitating the manner in which Georgi Plekhanov had adopted the pseudonym on "Volgin" after the River Volga.

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Ле́нин (Léninm anim (genitive Ле́нина, nominative plural Ле́нины, genitive plural Ле́ниных)

  1. A surname​: Lenin (the famous alias of Russian revolutionary leader and politician Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, April 22, 1870, to January 24, 1924)
    Ленин ча́сто (částo) употреблял жёсткие (žóstkije) выражения.
    Lenin often employed tough expressions.

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