глаз

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Russian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic глазъ (glazŭ, ball, eye), from Proto-Slavic *glazъ (ball), from Proto-Indo-European *g(ʰ)el- (round, spherical, stone).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡlas]
  • (file)
  • Homophones: глас (glas)

Noun[edit]

глаз (glazm inan (genitive гла́за, nominative plural глаза́, genitive plural глаз)

  1. eye
  2. eyesight
  3. view, opinion

Usage notes[edit]

  • Note on irregular forms — глаза́ (glazá) is actually an old nominative dual form. The genitive plural in глаз (glaz) is also an archaic form.

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Synonyms[edit]

  • о́ко (óko) (dated, poetic or in set expressions)

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