See also: господь



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Proper nounEdit

Госпо́дь (Gospódʹm anim (genitive Го́спода)

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

Usage notesEdit

  • It's acceptable to pronounce the first letter "г(g)" as /ɣ/ or /ɦ/ in standard Russian for this word. The vocative case is more likely to be pronounced with /ɣ/ or /ɦ/.


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