охота

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Etymology 1[edit]

Сame into use as taboo avoidance of an earlier word лов (lov).

Noun[edit]

охо́та (oxótaf inan

  1. hunt, hunting
  2. shooting, game shooting, fowling
  3. chase

Etymology 2[edit]

From хоте́ть (xotétʹ).

Noun[edit]

охо́та (oxótaf inan (genitive охо́ты, nominative plural охо́ты, genitive plural охо́т)

  1. wish, inclination, desire
  2. (predicative, impersonal) what makes...do something; what do/does...see in something; what do/does...get out of something
    Охо́та ему́ занима́ться э́тим?!‎ ― Oxóta jemú zanimátʹsja étim?!What makes him do it?!
    Что́ вам за охо́та?!‎ ― Štó vam za oxóta?!What makes you do it?!
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