кнут

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Russian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic кнутъ (knutŭ), from Old Norse knútr (knot). The original meaning was “knotty whip”.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

кнут (knutm inan (genitive кнута́, nominative plural кнуты́, genitive plural кнуто́в)

  1. whip, knout, scourge

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References[edit]

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

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Knute, from Russian кнут (knut), from Old East Slavic кнутъ (knutŭ), from Old Norse knútr (knot).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

кну̏т m (Latin spelling knȕt)

  1. knout