голова

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

By pleophony from Proto-Slavic *golva. Compare Church Slavonicism глава (glavá).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

голова́ (golováf inan (genitive головы́, nominative plural го́ловы)

  1. (anatomy) head
    с головы до ног
    s golový do nog
    from head to foot
  2. mind; brains
    У меня этого даже и в голове не было.
    U menjá étovo dáže i v golové né bylo
    It never crossed my mind.

NounEdit

голова́ (golovám anim (genitive головы́, nominative plural го́ловы)

  1. head; chief; master
    городской голова
    gorodskój golová
    mayor
    сам себе голова
    sam sebé golová
    one’s own master

DeclensionEdit

* form to use when the meaning is "head, chief, master" (an animate noun).

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UkrainianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *golva. Cognates include Belarusian галава (halavá) and Polish głowa.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

голова́ (holováf inan (genitive голови́, nominative plural го́лови)

  1. (anatomy) head
    з голови́ до ніг
    z holový do nih
    From head to foot.
  2. (together with the verb болі́ти) headache
    у ме́не боли́ть голова́
    u méne bolýt' holová
    I have a headache

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

голова́ (holovám anim, f anim (genitive голови́, nominative plural го́лови)

  1. (of a meeting) chair, chairman, chairperson
  2. (of a board, etc.) chairman, chairperson, president
  3. (of an organisation) chief, head, manager
  4. (of a parliament or of Congress) Speaker
  5. (of a city or town) mayor
  6. Голова́ Кабіне́ту Міні́стрів
    Holová Kabinétu Minístriv
    Prime Minister

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • голова” in Ivan Bilodid (editor-in-chief) (1970–1980), Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Dictionary of the Ukrainian language], in 11 vols, Kiev: Naukova Dumka
Last modified on 4 April 2014, at 07:43