край

BelarusianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *krajь.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

край (krajm

  1. end
  2. region
  3. country, land

BulgarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *krajь.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

край (krajm

  1. end, finish
  2. termination, completion, conclusion, close, ending
  3. edge, brink, verge, brim
  4. outskirt, edge, skirt, fringe, end
  5. vicinity, region, parts
  6. corner, recess

InflectionEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • (termination): завършек
  • (outskirt): покрайнина
  • (vicinity): област
  • (corner): кът

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *krajь.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

край (kraj) m

  1. border, edge, brink, brim, fringe
  2. side, rim
  3. land, country
  4. krai, territory (in Russia)

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • крайность, краюха, краевед, краеведение
  • крайний, краевой, бескрайний, бескрайный
  • крайне

UkrainianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *krajь.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

край (krajm inan (genitive кра́ю, nominative plural краї́)

  1. country
  2. place
  3. end
  4. edge

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

край (krajm inan (genitive кра́ю, nominative plural краї́)

  1. krai (administrative unit)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • край” 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 31 March 2014, at 00:40