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EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic воиско (voisko), from Proto-Slavic *vojьsko, from *vojьskъ, from *voj- + *-ьskъ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈvojskə]
  • (file)

NounEdit

во́йско (vójskon inan (genitive во́йска, nominative plural войска́, genitive plural войск)

  1. (military) host, army
  2. (in the plural) troops, forces

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ReferencesEdit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “войско”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv O. N., Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “войско”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 162
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “война”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 162