язык

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Belarusian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic ꙗзꙑкъ (jazykŭ), from Proto-Slavic *(j)ęzykъ, from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s.

Noun[edit]

язы́к (jazýkm inanimate

  1. tongue

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic ꙗзꙑкъ (jazykŭ), from Proto-Slavic *(j)ęzykъ, from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

язы́к (jazýkm inan, m anim (genitive языка́, nominative plural языки́, genitive plural языко́в)

  1. (inanimate) tongue
    на ко́нчике языка́na kónčike jazykáon the tip of (one's) tongue
  2. (inanimate) language
  3. (inanimate) speech
  4. (animate, military, slang) prisoner for interrogation, canary, informer
  5. (inanimate) clapper (of a bell)

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • речь (rečʹ) (spoken language (usually))

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Rusyn[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic ꙗзꙑкъ (jazykŭ), from Proto-Slavic *(j)ęzykъ, from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

язы́к (jazŷ́km

  1. tongue
  2. language

Declension[edit]

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