See also: басна

Russian edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *basnь.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈbasʲnʲə]
  • (file)

Noun edit

ба́сня (básnjaf inan (genitive ба́сни, nominative plural ба́сни, genitive plural ба́сен, relational adjective ба́сенный, diminutive ба́сенка)

  1. (literary genre) fable
  2. (figuratively) fable, untruth, cock-and-bull story, fib

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Descendants edit

  • Ingrian: basnja