голова

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

By pleophony from Proto-Slavic *golva. Compare Church Slavonicism глава́ ‎(glavá).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

голова́ ‎(golováf inan ‎(genitive головы́, nominative plural го́ловы)

  1. (anatomy) head
    с головы́ до ног‎ ― s golový do nog ― from head to foot
    с головы́ до пят‎ ― s golový do pjat ― from head to toe
  2. mind; brains
    У меня́ э́того да́же и в голове́ не́ было.‎ ― U menjá étovo dáže i v golové né bylo. ― It never crossed my mind.

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

голова́ ‎(golovám anim ‎(genitive головы́, nominative plural го́ловы)

  1. head; chief; master
    городско́й голова́
    gorodskój golová
    mayor
    сам себе́ голова́
    sam sebé golová
    one’s own master

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UkrainianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *golva. Cognates include Belarusian галава ‎(halavá) and Polish głowa.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

голова́ ‎(holováf inan ‎(genitive голови́, nominative plural го́лови)

  1. (anatomy) head
    з голови́ до ніг
    z holový do nih
    From head to foot.
  2. (together with the verb болі́ти) headache
    у ме́не боли́ть голова́
    u méne bolýt' holová
    I have a headache

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

голова́ ‎(holovám anim, f anim ‎(genitive голови́, nominative plural го́лови)

  1. (of a meeting) chair, chairman, chairperson
  2. (of a board, etc.) chairman, chairperson, president
  3. (of an organisation) chief, head, manager
  4. (of a parliament or of Congress) Speaker
  5. (of a city or town) mayor
  6. Голова́ Кабіне́ту Міні́стрів
    Holová Kabinétu Minístriv
    Prime Minister

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ReferencesEdit

  • голова” in Ivan Bilodid (editor-in-chief) (1970–1980), Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Dictionary of the Ukrainian language], in 11 vols, Kiev: Naukova Dumka
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