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EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic кнутъ (knutŭ), from Old Norse knútr (knot). The original meaning was “knotty whip”.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

кнут (knutm inan (genitive кнута́, nominative plural кнуты́, genitive plural кнуто́в)

  1. whip, knout, scourge

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ReferencesEdit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “кнут”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Knute, from Russian кнут (knut), from Old East Slavic кнутъ (knutŭ), from Old Norse knútr (knot).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

кну̏т m (Latin spelling knȕt)

  1. knout