долой

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic доло́вь~доло́ви (dolóvĭ~dolóvi) (with loss of intervocalic /v/), the dative singular of Old East Slavic долъ (dolŭ, bottom, pit), from Proto-Slavic *dolъ. A form доло́вь (dolóvʹ) survives in dialectal usage. Compare Belarusian дало́ў (dalóŭ), Ukrainian долíв (dolív), Old Czech dolov (modern dolů), Slovak dolu.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [dɐˈɫoj]
  • (file)

AdverbEdit

доло́й (dolój)

  1. down
  2. away (with), down (with)
    Уйди́ с глаз доло́й!
    Ujdí s glaz dolój!
    Get out of my sight!
    Доло́й фаши́зм!
    Dolój fašízm!
    Down with fascism!
    Доло́й царя́!
    Dolój carjá!
    Down with the tsar!

Usage notesEdit

Долой in the sense of “down with” is often used with the accusative, but can also be used with the genitive.

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