крестьянин

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Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic крьстьꙗнинъ ‎(krĭstĭjaninŭ, Christian; human, person; tax-paying villager), крьстьꙗнъ ‎(krĭstĭjanŭ, Christian; peasant, tiller; tax-paying villager), from Latin christiānus ‎(Christian).

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  • IPA(key): /krʲɪˈsʲtʲjænʲɪn/
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Noun[edit]

крестья́нин ‎(krestʹjáninm anim ‎(nominative plural крестья́не, feminine крестья́нка)

  1. farmer
  2. (historical) peasant

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References[edit]

  • крестьянин in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv