колено

MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *kolěno.

NounEdit

колено (kolenon

  1. knee

RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old East Slavic колѣно (kolěno), from Proto-Slavic *kolěno. Cognate with Ukrainian коліно (kolino), Bulgarian коляно (koljano), Slovenian koléno, Czech koleno, Polish kolano; compare Lithuanian kelis, Ancient Greek κῶλον (kōlon).

NounEdit

коле́но (kolénon inan (genitive коле́на, nominative plural коле́ни)

  1. (anatomy) knee
  2. (in the plural) lap
Usage notesEdit

The irregular plural of this sense of the word is due to the fact that the ending was an old neuter dual form.

DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

коле́но (kolénon inan (genitive коле́на, nominative plural коле́ни)

  1. bend (in a river, etc.)
  2. (music) figure, part, passage, turn (in music or dance)
  3. generation, branch
  4. (biblical) tribe
    коле́но Да́новоthe tribe of Dan
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

коле́но (kolénon inan (genitive коле́на, nominative plural коле́ни)

  1. (engineering) joint, elbow, crank (pipes, tubing, rods)
  2. (botany) joint, node
DeclensionEdit

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *kolěno.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kǒleno/
  • Hyphenation: ко‧ле‧но

NounEdit

ко̀лено n (Latin spelling kòleno)

  1. knee
  2. joint, bent
  3. knot
  4. knuckle
  5. angle
  6. generation, descent
  7. family, race, house

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 00:35