войско

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Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic воиско ‎(voisko), from Proto-Slavic *vojьsko, from *vojьskъ, from *voj- + *-ьskъ.

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во́йско ‎(vójskon ‎(genitive во́йска, nominative plural войска́)

  1. (military) host, army
  2. (in the plural) troops, forces

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  • войско in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv
  • войско” 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
  • 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