зубр

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Russian[edit]

Зубр.

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *zǫbrъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈzubr]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

зубр (zubrm anim (genitive зу́бра, nominative plural зу́бры, genitive plural зу́бров, related adjective зу́бровый)

  1. bison (European bison), wisent
    Synonym: бизо́н (bizón)
  2. (colloquial) diehard, ace, pro
  3. (figuratively) reactionary[1] (comparison of supporters of a return to the old order with obsolete forms of life, i.e. endangered bison)

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Kildin Sami: зубр (zubr)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Osipov, A.; Andreev, A. I.; Steinberg, P. N.; Alekseev, A. N.; Kazanskiy, M. M. (1930) Словарь непонятных для крестьянина слов [Dictionary of unknown words for peasants]‎[1] (in Russian), 2 revised and enlarged edition, Soviet Union; Leningrad: Red Village, page 52: “зубры”

Ukrainian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

зубр (zubrm animal (genitive зу́бра, nominative plural зу́бри, genitive plural зу́брів)

  1. European bison, Bison bonasus

Declension[edit]