гость

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Old Church Slavonic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *gostь.

Noun[edit]

гость (gostĭm

  1. guest

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *gostь.

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Noun[edit]

гость (gostʹm anim (genitive го́стя, nominative plural го́сти, genitive plural госте́й, feminine го́стья)

  1. guest, visitor
    идти́ в го́сти‎ ― idtí v góstito go visiting
    быть в гостя́х у кого́-либо‎ ― bytʹ v gostjáx u kovó-liboto be a guest of someone
  2. (obsolete) merchant

Usage notes[edit]

  • Гость (Gostʹ) may refer to a guest of either gender, but is always a masculine noun; any adjectives modifying it must be masculine, as must any pronouns referring back to it.

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