конь

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See also: коњ

Belarusian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Ruthenian конь (konʹ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [konʲ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

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

  1. horse

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See also[edit]

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

Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

конь (konĭm

  1. beginning
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Etymology 2[edit]

конь

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *kòňь.

Noun[edit]

кон҄ь (konĭm

  1. horse
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Old East Slavic[edit]

конь

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *kòňь.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (ca. 9th CE) IPA(key): /ˈkoːnʲɪ/
  • (ca. 11th CE) IPA(key): /ˈkoːnʲɪ/
  • (ca. 13th CE) IPA(key): /ˈkoːnʲ/
  • Hyphenation: ко‧нь

Noun[edit]

конь (konĭm

  1. horse (Equus caballus)

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Old Ruthenian[edit]

конь

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old East Slavic конь (konĭ), from Proto-Slavic *kòňь. Cognate with Russian конь (konʹ), Old Novgorodian коне (kone), Old Church Slavonic кон҄ь (konʹĭ) and Old Polish kóń.

Noun[edit]

конь (konʹm inan

  1. horse (animal)
    • подъ нимъ конь сивъ, а другий конь на поводеpod nim konʹ siv, a druhij konʹ na povode(please add an English translation of this usage example)
    • за конꙗ албо за кобылу три рꙋбли грошеⸯza konja albo za kobylu tri rubli hrošej(please add an English translation of this usage example)

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old East Slavic конь (konĭ), from Proto-Slavic *kòňь.

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
    Synonyms: ло́шадь (lóšadʹ), кобы́ла (kobýla), рыса́к (rysák), скаку́н (skakún), кля́ча (kljáča), сивка (sivka)
    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)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
коро́ль (korólʹ) ферзь (ferzʹ) ладья́ (ladʹjá) слон (slon) конь (konʹ) пе́шка (péška)