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кнут

RussianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic кнутъ (knutŭ), from Old Norse knútr (knot). The original meaning was “knotty whip”.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

кнут (knutm inan

  1. whip, knout, scourge

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • кнут in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from German Knute, from Russian кнут (knut), from Old East Slavic кнутъ (knutŭ), from Old Norse knútr (knot).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

кну̏т m (Latin spelling knȕt)

  1. knout