колено

See also: кољено

MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *kolěno.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

колено (kolenon (plural колена)

  1. knee
  2. phylum
  3. generation, descent

InflectionEdit


RussianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic колѣно (kolěno), from Proto-Slavic *kolěno. Cognate with Ukrainian коліно (kolino), Bulgarian коляно (koljano), Slovene koléno, Czech koleno, Polish kolano; compare Lithuanian kelis, Ancient Greek κῶλον (kôlon).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [kɐˈlʲenə]
  • (file)

NounEdit

коле́но (kolénon inan (genitive коле́на, nominative plural коле́ни, genitive plural коле́ней, related adjective коле́нный, diminutive коле́нка)

  1. (anatomy) knee
  2. (in the plural) lap

Usage notesEdit

The irregular plural of this sense of the word is due to the fact that the ending was an old neuter dual form.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

коле́но (kolénon inan (genitive коле́на, nominative plural коле́на, genitive plural коле́н)

  1. bend (in a river, etc.)
  2. (music) figure, part, passage, turn (in music or dance)
  3. generation, branch
  4. (biblical) tribe
    коле́но Да́новоkoléno Dánovothe tribe of Dan

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

коле́но (kolénon inan (genitive коле́на, nominative plural коле́нья, genitive plural коле́ньев)

  1. (engineering) joint, elbow, crank (pipes, tubing, rods)
  2. (botany) joint, node

Usage notesEdit

The irregular plural of this sense of the word was originally a collective form.

DeclensionEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *kolěno.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kǒleno/
  • Hyphenation: ко‧ле‧но

NounEdit

ко̀лено n (Latin spelling kòleno)

  1. knee
  2. joint, bent
  3. knot
  4. knuckle
  5. angle
  6. generation, descent
  7. family, race, house

DeclensionEdit

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