Lenin

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Transliteration of Russian Ле́нин (Lénin), probably due to the use of a passport of the friend, Nikolay Lenin, whose surname originated from the Siberian Lena river. It is commonly believed that the Lena derives its name from the original Even-Evenk name Elyu-Ene, which means "the Large River".

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Lenin

  1. Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, a Russian revolutionary and politician.
    • 2011 Christine Dwyer Hickey, The Cold Eye of Heaven, Atlantic Books, →ISBN, page 117:
      'He means the other Lennon,' Slowey's voice said. ' John Lennon from the Beatles.' And Farley saw him then, on the bend of the counter smoking a cigar. Slowey then turned to the barman, '... and he means the other Lenin, you know, the Russian revolutionary?'

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Proper noun[edit]

Lenin m

  1. Lenin

Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Etymology[edit]

From Russian Ле́нин (Lénin).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛ.nin/, /ˈljɛ.nin/[1]
  • Rhymes: -ɛnin
  • Hyphenation: Lè‧nin

Proper noun[edit]

Lenin m

  1. A transliteration of the Russian surname Ле́нин (Lénin)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lenin in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

Transliteration of Russian Ле́нин (Lénin), probably due to the use of a passport of the friend, Nikolay Lenin, whose surname originated from the Siberian Lena river. It is commonly believed that the Lena derives its name from the original Even-Evenk name Elyu-Ene, which means "the Large River".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛ.ɲin/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛɲin
  • Syllabification: Le‧nin

Proper noun[edit]

Lenin m pers

  1. (historical) Vladimir Lenin

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Further reading[edit]

  • Lenin in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Lenin in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian Ленин (Lenin).

Proper noun[edit]

Lenin m

  1. A village in Lenin, Transnistria, Moldova
  2. A commune of Transnistria, Moldova