волос

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Russian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *volsъ. Doublet of влас (vlas), a borrowing from Old Church Slavonic. From *wel- (hair; wool)

Cognates with Old Persian (vars), Persian گرس‎ (gurs, “curled hair”), Kurdish pirç (“hair”) and Lithuanian valaĩ, Sanskrit वल्श (válśa, “twig, sprout). Akin to Old Armenian վարս (vars), an Iranian borrowing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈvoləs]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

во́лос (vólosm inan (genitive во́лоса, nominative plural во́лосы, genitive plural воло́с)

  1. (anatomy) a hair
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

воло́с (volósm inan pl

  1. genitive of во́лосы (vólosy)

Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *volsъ

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

во́лос (vólosm inan (genitive во́лоса, nominative plural во́лоси)

  1. a hair

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • волос in I. K. Bilodid, editor (1970–1980) Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Dictionary of the Ukrainian language], Kyjiv