пёс

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: пес

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *pьsъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

пёс (pjosm anim (genitive пса, nominative plural псы, genitive plural псов)

  1. dog
    созве́здие Большо́го Псаsozvézdije Bolʹšóvo PsaCanis Major, the Great Dog (constellation)
    созве́здие Ма́лого Псаsozvézdije Málovo PsaCanis Minor, the Lesser Dog (constellation)
    псу под хвостpsu pod xvostgo to pot, go to the dogs; all in vain
    а́нус себе́ дёрни, пёсánus sebé djórni, pjósgo fuck yourself, you’re an asshole
  2. male dog

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

пёс is frequently encountered in Russian literature, but it has an old-fashioned and somewhat pejorative ring to it, much like hound or cur in English. The more usual word is соба́ка (sobáka).

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Diminutive forms

See also[edit]