холм

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *xъlmъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [xolm]
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Noun[edit]

холм (xolmm inan (genitive холма́, nominative plural холмы́, genitive plural холмо́в)

  1. hill

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Usage notes[edit]

Accent pattern a (хо́лма, хо́лмы, хо́лмах, etc.) is found in Church Slavonic[1] and classical poetry, e.g. in Pushkin:

1829, Alexander Pushkin, “На холмах Грузии [On the Hills of Georgia]”, in Северные цветы [Northern Flowers], published 1831:
На хо́лмах Гру́зии лежи́т ночна́я мгла́.
Na xólmax Grúzii ležít nočnája mglá.
On the hills of Georgia lies a nightly darkness.

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