императрица

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally borrowed from Latin imperātrīx via its oblique stem (compare the ablative singular imperātrīce), but the resulting form may also be interpreted as an in-house Russian Slavic derivation from император (imperator) with the suffix -ица (-ica).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɪm⁽ʲ⁾pʲɪrɐˈtrʲit͡sə]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

императри́ца (imperatrícaf anim (genitive императри́цы, nominative plural императри́цы, genitive plural императри́ц, masculine импера́тор)

  1. empress

Declension[edit]