званый

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See also: званный

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

звать (zvatʹ) +‎ -а́ный (-ányj)

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зва́ный (zványj)

  1. invited
  2. with invited guests
    званый обедzvanyj obedformal dinner party; banquet
    званый вечерzvanyj večerevening party; guest night
    • Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung, chapter 2
      Революция - это не званый обед
      A revolution is not a dinner party

Usage notes[edit]

  • Short forms зван, зва́на, зва́но, зва́ны theoretically exist, but are usually avoided due to their similarity to short forms of the past passive participle of звать (zvatʹ).

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