казак

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See also: қазақ

Russian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic козак (kozak), from Turkic languages ("free, independent person, an adventurer, a drifter"), cognate to каза́х (kazáx, Kazakh).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

каза́к (kazákm anim (genitive казака́, nominative plural казаки́ or каза́ки, genitive plural казако́в or каза́ков, feminine каза́чка)

  1. a Cossack

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References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “казак”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress