козёл

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Russian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kozьlъ

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Noun[edit]

козёл (kozjólm anim, m inan (genitive козла́, nominative plural козлы́, genitive plural козло́в, feminine коза́)

  1. goat, he-goat, billygoat
    козёл отпущенияkozjól otpuščenijascapegoat
  2. (slang, pejorative) idiot, blockhead; jerk, bastard, ass
    Вот ведь козёл!Vot vedʹ kozjól!What a bastard!
  3. (criminal slang, very offensive) an inmate who is an informer and collaborates with authorities
  4. (criminal slang, very offensive) homosexual (usually passive)
  5. (colloquial) game of dominoes
    забивать козлаzabivatʹ kozlaplay dominoes
  6. (gymnastics) buck

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