кобь

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Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kobь. Cognate with Old Norse happ (good luck), Old Irish cob (victory).

Noun[edit]

кобь (kobĭf

  1. fate

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic кобь (kobĭ), from Proto-Slavic *kobь. Cognate with Bulgarian коба (koba), прокоба (prokoba, ill fate, portent), Serbo-Croatian коб/kob (fate). Non-Slavic cognates include Old Norse happ (good luck), Old Irish cob (victory).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

кобь (kobʹf inan (genitive ко́би, nominative plural ко́би, genitive plural ко́бей)

  1. (obsolete) augury

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Dalʹ, V. I. (1881), “кобь”, in Tolkovyj slovarʹ živovo velikorusskovo jazyka [Explanatory Dictionary of the Living Great Russian Language] (in Russian), volume II, 2nd edition, Saint Petersburg, Moscow: Izdanije knigoprodavca-tipografa M.O. Volʹfa, page 28b
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “кобь”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress