конь

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Belarusian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *konjь.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

конь (konʹm, gen. sg. каня́ (kanjá), nom. pl. ко́ні (kóni)

  1. horse

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • After the numerals два (dva) (two), тры (try) (three) and чаты́ры (čatýry) (four), the form кані́ is used instead of the genitive singular form.

Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

конь (konĭm

  1. beginning
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *konjь.

Noun[edit]

кон҄ь (konĭm

  1. horse

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *konjь.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

конь (konʹm anim (genitive коня́, nominative plural ко́ни, genitive plural коне́й)

  1. 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)

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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)