охота

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From хоте́ть (xotétʹ).

Noun[edit]

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

  1. wish, inclination, desire
Declension[edit]

Predicative[edit]

охо́та (oxóta)

  1. 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?!

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Сame into use as taboo avoidance of an earlier word лов (lov); derived from Etymology 1.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. hunt, hunting
    Дра́ма на охо́теDráma na oxóteDrama on the hunt (Russian title of the novel "The Shooting Party")
  2. shooting, game shooting, fowling
  3. chase
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “охота”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress