агнец

BulgarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *agnьcь. Akin to а́гне (ágne).

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NounEdit

а́гнец or агне́ц (ágnec or agnécm

  1. a large lamb
  2. Agnus Dei, sacrificial lamb
  3. Paschal Lamb (Jesus Christ portrayed as a sacrifice)
  4. (figuratively, liturgical) metaphor for bread as the embodiment of the body of Christ during transubstantiation

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RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic агньць (agnĭcĭ), from Proto-Slavic *agnьcь, a derivative of *àgnę; eventually from Proto-Indo-European *h₂egʷn-. Akin to ягнёнок (jagnjónok).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

а́гнец (ágnecm anim (genitive а́гнца, nominative plural а́гнцы, genitive plural а́гнцев)

  1. (archaic) lamb
  2. (archaic) sheep

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