корабль

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Old Church Slavonic[edit]

корабл҄ь in the Bulgarian Church Slavonic Tetraevangelia of Ivan Alexander, 1356. The word itself appears in the fourth line.

Noun[edit]

корабл҄ь (korablʹĭm

  1. ship
  2. boat
    • from СЛОВО НѢКОЕГО КАЛОУГЕРА О ЧЬТЕНИИ КЪНИГЪ:
      Не съставитъ бо сѧ корабль без гвоздии ни правьдьникъ бес почитаниꙗ кънижьнааго.
      Ne sŭstavitŭ bo sę korablĭ bez gvozdii ni pravĭdĭnikŭ bes počitanija kŭnižĭnaago.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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References[edit]

  • Mali staroslavensko-hrvatski rječnik, Matica hrvatska, Zagreb, 2004
  • Бояджиев, Андрей (2016) Старобългарска читанка[1], София

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Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic корабль (korablĭ), from Proto-Slavic *korabľь, an old borrowing from Ancient Greek καράβιον (karábion) or κάραβος (kárabos), whence English caravel.

The marijuana sense is by consonance with коробо́к (korobók, small box).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kɐˈrablʲ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

кора́бль (koráblʹm inan (genitive корабля́, nominative plural корабли́, genitive plural корабле́й, related adjective корабе́льный, diminutive кора́блик)

  1. ship, liner
    спи́сывать/списа́ть с корабля́spísyvatʹ/spisátʹ s korabljáto transfer/post from a ship
  2. (formal) warship
  3. (aviation) airliner, (large) aircraft (e.g. large passenger airplane, military transport, or bomber)
  4. (architecture) nave
  5. (slang, figuratively) matchbox of marijuana

Usage notes[edit]

  • In modern technical and formal usage, корабль refers to warships. Informally, can refer to various large ships. Historically, referred to square-rigged sailing ships, similarly to the historical sense of the English word "ship".

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