колено

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Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kolěno.

Noun[edit]

колено ‎(kolenon ‎(plural колена)

  1. knee
  2. phylum
  3. generation, descent

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old East Slavic колѣно ‎(kolěno), from Proto-Slavic *kolěno. Cognate with Ukrainian коліно ‎(kolino), Bulgarian коляно ‎(koljano), Slovenian koléno, Czech koleno, Polish kolano; compare Lithuanian kelis, Ancient Greek κῶλον ‎(kôlon).

Noun[edit]

коле́но ‎(kolénon inan ‎(genitive коле́на, nominative plural коле́ни, genitive plural коле́ней)

  1. (anatomy) knee
  2. (in the plural) lap
Usage notes[edit]

The irregular plural of this sense of the word is due to the fact that the ending was an old neuter dual form.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

коле́но ‎(kolénon inan ‎(genitive коле́на, nominative plural коле́на, genitive plural коле́н)

  1. bend (in a river, etc.)
  2. (music) figure, part, passage, turn (in music or dance)
  3. generation, branch
  4. (biblical) tribe
    коле́но Да́ново‎ ― koléno Dánovo ― the tribe of Dan
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

коле́но ‎(kolénon inan ‎(genitive коле́на, nominative plural коле́нья, genitive plural коле́ньев)

  1. (engineering) joint, elbow, crank (pipes, tubing, rods)
  2. (botany) joint, node
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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kolěno.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kǒleno/
  • Hyphenation: ко‧ле‧но

Noun[edit]

ко̀лено n ‎(Latin spelling kòleno)

  1. knee
  2. joint, bent
  3. knot
  4. knuckle
  5. angle
  6. generation, descent
  7. family, race, house

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