воевода

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vojevoda, identical to вой (voj, army) (dated) +‎ -е- (-e-) +‎ вод (vod, conduction), a calque of Ancient Greek στρατηγός (stratēgós) (or formed in the same logic as it). Compare the Germanic borrowing херцо́г (hercóg, duke) from Proto-Germanic *harjatugô (army commander).

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воево́да (voevódam (related adjective воево́дски)

  1. army commander
    Synonyms: военача́лник (voenačálnik), пълково́дец (pǎlkovódec), команди́р (komandír)
  2. (historical) voivode, duke (heraldic title among West Slavs)
    Synonym: херцо́г (hercóg)

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vojevoda.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [və(j)ɪˈvodə]
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Noun[edit]

воево́да (vojevódam anim (genitive воево́ды, nominative plural воево́ды, genitive plural воево́д)

  1. voivode, governor of province, duke

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