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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *zvěrь. Cognate with Ancient Greek θήρ (thḗr) and Latin ferus.

PronunciationEdit

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  • IPA(key): [zvʲerʲ]

NounEdit

зверь (zverʹm anim (genitive зве́ря, nominative plural зве́ри, genitive plural звере́й)

  1. animal, beast
  2. (figuratively) brute
  3. (sciences) mammal

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