конь

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See also: коњ

Belarusian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *koňь.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [konʲ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

конь (konʹm animal (genitive каня́, nominative plural ко́ні, genitive plural ко́ней)

  1. horse

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Belarusian · ша́хматныя фігу́ры (šáxmatnyja fihúry) (layout · text)
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каро́ль (karólʹ) ферзь (fjerzʹ) ладдзя́ (laddzjá) слон (slon) конь (konʹ) пе́шка (pjéška)

Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

конь (konĭm

  1. beginning

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

конь

From Proto-Slavic *koňь.

Noun[edit]

кон҄ь (konĭm

  1. horse

Declension[edit]


Old East Slavic[edit]

Конь.

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *koňь.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Early East Slavic) IPA(key): /ˈkonʲɪ/
    • Hyphenation: ко‧нь
  • (Late East Slavic) IPA(key): /ˈkonʲ/
    • Hyphenation: конь

Noun[edit]

конь (konĭm

  1. horse (Equus caballus)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Belarusian: конь (konʹ)
  • Russian: конь (konʹ)
  • Rusyn: кінь (kinʹ)
  • Ukrainian: кінь (kinʹ), (dialectal) кунь (kunʹ)

References[edit]

  • Sreznevsky, Izmail (1893), “конь”, in Матеріалы для Словаря древне-русскаго языка по письменнымъ памятникамъ[1] [Materials for the Dictionary of the Old East Slavic Language According to Written Monuments] (in Russian), volume 1: А К, Saint Petersburg: Department of Russian Language and Literature of the Imperial Academy of Sciences, page 110

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *koňь.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

конь (konʹm anim (genitive коня́, nominative plural ко́ни, genitive plural коне́й, related adjective ко́нный or ко́нский, diminutive конёк or ко́ник)

  1. horse; male horse
    Конь ски́нул седока́.Konʹ skínul sedoká.The horse threw off its rider.
  2. (poetic) steed
  3. (gymnastics) horse
  4. (chess) knight (Russian abbreviation: К)

Usage notes[edit]

Although конь (konʹ) is sometimes used to refer to a horse of any gender, it has a masculine and noble ring to it, unlike the stylistically neutral ло́шадь (lóšadʹ).

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See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Russian · ша́хматные фигу́ры (šáxmatnyje figúry) (layout · text)
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коро́ль (korólʹ) ферзь (ferzʹ) ладья́ (ladʹjá) слон (slon) конь (konʹ) пе́шка (péška)