военный

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic [Term?], from Proto-Slavic *vojьnьnъ, from *vojьna (war) + *-ьnъ, from *vojьnъ, from *vojь (soldier) + *-ьnъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

вое́нный (vojénnyj)

  1. military, war
  2. martial
  3. (substantivized, masculine, animate) soldier, military man

Declension[edit]

* Note: The letter "г (g)" in the endings "-ого" / "-его" for the genitive masculine and neuter singular and the accusative masculine animate singular is pronounced /v/, not /g/.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • война” in Pavel Černyx (1999), Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 2 vols (3rd ed.), Moscow: Publishing House "Russian Language", volume 1, page 162