вензель

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Polish węzeł, from Proto-Slavic *ǫzlъ. Doublet of у́зел (úzel), the inherited East Slavic form.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈvʲen⁽ʲ⁾zʲɪlʲ]

Noun[edit]

ве́нзель (vénzelʹm inan (genitive ве́нзеля, nominative plural вензеля́, genitive plural вензеле́й)

  1. monogram
    писа́ть/выпи́сывать вензеля́
    pisátʹ/vypísyvatʹ venzeljá
    to cut figures/capers; to stagger/weave/reel along (of a drunken person)

Declension[edit]