олень

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *(j)elenь, Proto-Indo-European *h₁el-(h₁)en- (red deer, elk), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁el- (red deer, elk), whence English elk. Cognate with Ancient Greek ἑλλός (hellós, deer-calf), ἔλαφος (élaphos, deer), Lithuanian elnias, Old Armenian եղն (ełn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɐˈlʲenʲ]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -enʲ

Noun[edit]

оле́нь (olénʹm anim (genitive оле́ня, nominative plural оле́ни, genitive plural оле́ней)

  1. deer
    се́верный оле́ньsévernyj olénʹreindeer
    америка́нский се́верный оле́ньamerikánskij sévernyj olénʹcaribou
    безро́гий оле́ньbezrógij olénʹpollard
    благоро́дный оле́ньblagoródnyj olénʹstag, red deer, elk (U.S.) (Cervus elaphus)
    настоя́щий оле́ньnastojáščij olénʹstag, red deer, elk (U.S.) (Cervus elaphus)
  2. buck, stag (male deer)
  3. (colloquial, derogatory) dimwit, fool, narrow-minded individual

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Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *(j)elenь, Proto-Indo-European *h₁el-(h₁)en- (red deer, elk), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁el- (red deer, elk), whence English elk. Cognate with Ancient Greek ἑλλός (hellós, deer-calf), ἔλαφος (élaphos, deer), Lithuanian elnias, Old Armenian եղն (ełn).

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Noun[edit]

о́лень (ólenʹm animal (genitive о́леня, nominative plural о́лені, genitive plural о́ленів)

  1. deer

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