ланита

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Church Slavonic ланита(lanita). Cognate with Russian лани́та(laníta). Non-Slavic cognates include Gothic 𐌰𐌻𐌴𐌹𐌽𐌰(aleina), Latin ulna(elbow), Sanskrit अणि(aṇi, the point of a needle).

Noun[edit]

ланита ‎(lanitaf

  1. (regional) cheek

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Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Noun[edit]

ланита ‎(lanitaf

  1. cheek

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Old Church Slavonic ланита(lanita). Cognate with Bulgarian ланита(lanita). Non-Slavic cognates include Gothic 𐌰𐌻𐌴𐌹𐌽𐌰(aleina), Latin ulna(elbow), Sanskrit अणि(aṇi, the point of a needle).

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Noun[edit]

лани́та ‎(lanítaf inan ‎(genitive лани́ты, nominative plural лани́ты, genitive plural лани́т)

  1. (dated) cheek
    • 1823, Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev, Слёзы
      Люблю когда лицо прекрасной
      Весенній воздухъ пламенитъ,
      То кудрей шолкъ взвѣваетъ сладострастный,
      То въ ямочки впивается ланитъ!

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