конёк

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

конь (konʹ) +‎ -ёк (-jók)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kɐˈnʲɵk]
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Noun[edit]

конёк (konjókm anim or m inan (genitive конька́, nominative plural коньки́, genitive plural конько́в)

  1. (animate) diminutive of конь (konʹ): (little) horse, horsy
    морско́й конёкmorskój konjókseahorse
    Конёк-Горбуно́кKonjók-GorbunókKonyok-Gorbunok ("Little Humpbacked Horse" in the Slavic mythology)
  2. (inanimate) skate (ice skate or roller skate)
    одноря́дный ро́ликовый конёкodnorjádnyj rólikovyj konjókin-line skate
  3. (animate) hobby, fad, soapbox, favourite subject
    сесть на своего́ конька́sestʹ na svojevó konʹkáto pursue one's favorite subject, to mount one's hobby-horse
  4. (animate) pipit (bird)
  5. (inanimate) (roof) ridge, finial

Declension[edit]