агнец

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *agnьcь. Akin to а́гне (ágne).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

а́гнец or агне́ц (ágnec or agnécm

  1. a large lamb
  2. Agnus Dei, sacrificial lamb
  3. Paschal Lamb (Jesus Christ portrayed as a sacrifice)
  4. (figuratively, liturgical) metaphor for bread as the embodiment of the body of Christ during transubstantiation

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old East Slavic агньць (agnĭcĭ), from Proto-Slavic *agnьcь, a derivative of *àgnę; eventually from Proto-Indo-European *h₂egʷn-. Akin to ягнёнок (jagnjónok).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

а́гнец (ágnecm anim (genitive а́гнца, nominative plural а́гнцы, genitive plural а́гнцев)

  1. (archaic) lamb
    Synonyms: (normal register) ягнёнок (jagnjónok), (colloquial) бара́шек (barášek)
  2. (archaic) sheep

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