копьё

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See also: копье

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic копиѥ (kopije), from Proto-Slavic *kopьje (see details of derivation there), from *kopati, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *kop-, probably ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kep- (to strike, beat).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kɐˈp⁽ʲ⁾jɵ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

копьё (kopʹjón inan (genitive копья́, nominative plural ко́пья, genitive plural ко́пий)

  1. spear, lance, javelin
    мета́ние копья́metánije kopʹjájavelin throwing
    би́ться на ко́пьяхbítʹsja na kópʹjaxto tilt, to joust
(N.B.—копьё is the etymon of копейка, kopeck)

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Tuvan[edit]

Noun[edit]

копьё (kop'jo)

  1. spear

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