князь

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kъnędzь, borrowed from Germanic, from Proto-Germanic *kuningaz. The /dz/ is due to the progressive palatalization. Cognate to Old Church Slavonic кънѧзь(kŭnęzĭ). Russian княги́ня(knjagínja, princess) has preserved the original, Germanic g sound.

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Noun[edit]

князь (knjazʹm anim (genitive кня́зя, nominative plural князья́ or кня́зи, genitive plural князе́й, feminine княги́ня)

  1. prince; duke

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