князь

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Belarusian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kъnędzь.

Doublet of ксёндз (ksjondz), a borrowing from Polish.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [knʲasʲ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

князь (knjazʹm pers (genitive кня́зя, nominative plural князі́, genitive plural князёў, feminine княгі́ня, related adjective кня́жацкі or кня́жы or кня́скі or кня́жыцкі, diminutive князёк)

  1. prince; duke

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • князь” in Belarusian-Russian dictionaries and Belarusian dictionaries at slounik.org

Russian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kъnędzь, borrowed from Germanic, from Proto-Germanic *kuningaz. княги́ня (knjagínja, princess) has preserved the original, Germanic g sound.

Doublet of ксёндз (ksjondz), a borrowing from Polish.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

князь (knjazʹm anim (genitive кня́зя, nominative plural князья́ or кня́зи, genitive plural князе́й, feminine княги́ня, related adjective кня́жеский or кня́жий, diminutive князёк)

  1. prince; duke

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Azerbaijani: knyaz
  • Kazakh: кінәз (kinäz)
  • Turkmen: knýaz
  • Polish: kniaź
  • Yakut: кинээс (kinees)

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Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kъnędzь.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

князь (knjazʹm pers (genitive кня́зя, nominative plural кня́зі, genitive plural кня́зів)

  1. prince

Declension[edit]

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