заек

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Bulgarian[edit]

Wild rabbit.jpg

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *zajęcь. Dialectally, also encountered as зо́як (zójak), зо́ек (zóek), зàец (zàec), зȃк (zȃk).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

за́ек (záekm (feminine за́йка)

  1. rabbit (mammal) (usually a male one)
  2. hare (mammal) (usually a male one)
  3. raw recruit, rookie, fresher, freshman

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • за̀ек in Български етимологичен речник (in Bulgarian), by Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
  • Georgiev Vl. I., editor (1971) , “заек”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 1, Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, page 587
  • Georgiev Vl. I., editor (1971) , “зоек”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 1, Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, page 652

Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

за́ек (zájekm anim pl or f anim pl

  1. genitive/accusative plural of за́йка (zájka)