полицейский

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

поли́ция (polícija) +‎ -ский (-skij)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pəlʲɪˈt͡sɛjskʲɪj]
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

полице́йский (policéjskij)

  1. (relational) police

Usage notes[edit]

  • In the Soviet Union and many Eastern Bloc states, as well as in some post-Soviet successor states (until 2011 in Russia), the police was known as мили́ция (milícija). As a result, during the Soviet and early post-Soviet period, the term полице́йский (policéjskij) referred mainly to foreign (Western Bloc) or pre-revolutionary police forces.

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Noun[edit]

полицейский

полице́йский (policéjskijm anim (genitive полице́йского, nominative plural полице́йские, genitive plural полице́йских, feminine полице́йская)

  1. policeman

Usage notes[edit]

  • In the Soviet Union and many Eastern Bloc states, as well as in some post-Soviet successor states (until 2011 in Russia), the police was known as мили́ция (milícija). As a result, during the Soviet and early post-Soviet period, the term полице́йский (policéjskij) referred mainly to foreign (Western Bloc) or pre-revolutionary police forces.

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