пан

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Belarusian[edit]

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пан (panm

  1. lord, master, mister

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This word has vocative forms in singular (па́не) and plural (пано́ве).

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Polish pan.

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пан (panm anim (genitive па́на, nominative plural паны́ or па́ны, genitive plural пано́в or па́нов, feminine па́ни)

  1. (historical, sometimes derogatory) Polish landowner, feudal lord, or gentleman
  2. (title or form of address) sir, mister, gentleman, lord (usually in Polish, Czech, Slovak, Ukrainian or sometimes Belarusian contexts)
  3. (sometimes derogatory) Polack, a Polish person

Usage notes[edit]

  • In Soviet propaganda, пан (pan) in the sense of a Polish landowner was often used as a derogatory slur.

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Ukrainian[edit]

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пан (panm anim (genitive па́на, nominative plural пани́)

  1. lord, master, mister, a general honorific title

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References[edit]

  • Bilodid I. K., editor (1970–1980), “пан”, in Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy, Kiev: Naukova Dumka