Last modified on 28 January 2014, at 04:34

Господь

See also: господь

RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡɐˈspotʲ/, /ɣɐˈspotʲ/

NounEdit

Госпо́дь (Gospódʹm anim (genitive Го́спода, uncountable)

  1. the Lord, God
    Го́споди! (vocative)Good Lord!
    Не дай Госпо́дь!God forbid!
    Госпо́дь его́ зна́ет!God only knows!; Who knows?
    Госпо́дь с тобо́й!Bless you!; also: Get outta here! (incredulity)
    Госпо́дь с ним!Forget him!

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Usage notesEdit

  • Some people prefer to capitalize this word: Господь. It's acceptable to pronounce the first letter "г" as /ɣ/ or /ɦ/ in standard Russian for this word. The vocative case is likely to be pronounced with /ɣ/ or /ɦ/.