владыка

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See also: владꙑка

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Church Slavonic владꙑка (vladyka). Cognates include Bulgarian влади́ка (vladíka), Macedonian владика (vladika).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [vlɐˈdɨkə]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

влады́ка (vladýkam anim or f anim (genitive влады́ки, nominative plural влады́ки, genitive plural влады́к, feminine влады́чица)

  1. sovereign, lord, arbiter, overlord (judge without control)
  2. (Eastern Orthodoxy, respectful) bishop

Declension[edit]