княжество

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From княг- (knjag-) +‎ -ество (-estvo), based on the original stem княг- (knjag-) of князь (knjazʹ); compare feminine княги́ня (knjagínja).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

кня́жество (knjážestvon inan (genitive кня́жества, nominative plural кня́жества, genitive plural кня́жеств)

  1. principality (a dominion or region ruled by a prince or princess)
  2. duchy (a dominion or region ruled by a duke or duchess)

DeclensionEdit