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геро́й (hjerójm pers (genitive геро́я, nominative plural геро́і, genitive plural геро́яў, feminine гераі́ня)

  1. hero
  2. (literature) character

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Further reading edit

  • герой”, in Skarnik's Belarusian dictionary (in Belarusian), based on Kandrat Krapiva's Explanatory Dictionary of the Belarusian Language (1977-1984)
  • герой” in Belarusian–Russian dictionaries and Belarusian dictionaries at slounik.org

Bulgarian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Russian геро́й (gerój).

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  • IPA(key): [ɡɛˈrɔj]
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геро́й (gerójm (feminine герои́ня, relational adjective геро́йски or герои́чески)

  1. hero
    геро́й на де́няgerój na dénjaman of the day, hero of the hour, man in the public eye
  2. (literature) male character, male being involved in the action of a story
    гла́вен геро́йgláven gerójprotagonist

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References edit

  • герой”, in Речник на българския език [Dictionary of the Bulgarian Language] (in Bulgarian), Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2014
  • герой”, in Речник на българския език [Dictionary of the Bulgarian Language] (in Bulgarian), Chitanka, 2010

Russian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French héros, from Latin hērōs, from Ancient Greek ἥρως (hḗrōs, demi-god, hero). Influenced by the displaced earlier иро́й (irój), directly from the Greek. Cognate with English hero.

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геро́й (gerójm anim (genitive геро́я, nominative plural геро́и, genitive plural геро́ев, feminine герои́ня, relational adjective геро́йский or герои́ческий)

  1. hero
  2. (literature) character
    гла́вный геро́йglávnyj gerójthe main character; protagonist

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Ukrainian edit

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геро́й (herójm pers (genitive геро́я, nominative plural геро́ї, genitive plural геро́їв, feminine герої́ня)

  1. hero
  2. (literature) character
    головни́й геро́йholovnýj herójthe main character; protagonist

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