вор

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Etymology 1[edit]

Probably related to врать (vratʹ, to lie).

Noun[edit]

вор (vorm anim (genitive во́ра or вора́*, nominative plural во́ры or воры́*, genitive plural воро́в, feminine воро́вка) (* Nonstandard but common.)

  1. thief
  2. (obsolete) traitor, apostate, outlaw
  3. Clipping of вор в зако́не (vor v zakóne).
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  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “вор”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English vore.

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вор (vorm inan (genitive во́ра, uncountable)

  1. vore (sexual fetish)
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