конь

See also: коњ

BelarusianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *koňь.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [konʲ]
  • (file)

NounEdit

конь (konʹm animal (genitive каня́, nominative plural ко́ні, genitive plural ко́ней)

  1. horse

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Belarusian · ша́хматныя фігу́ры (šáxmatnyja fihúry) (layout · text)
           
каро́ль (karólʹ) ферзь (fjerzʹ) ладдзя́ (laddzjá) слон (slon) конь (konʹ) пе́шка (pjéška)

Old Church SlavonicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

конь (konĭm

  1. beginning

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

 
конь

From Proto-Slavic *koňь.

NounEdit

кон҄ь (konĭm

  1. horse

DeclensionEdit


RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *koňь.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

конь (konʹm anim (genitive коня́, nominative plural ко́ни, genitive plural коне́й, related adjective ко́нный or ко́нский, diminutive конёк or ко́ник)

  1. horse; male horse
    Конь ски́нул седока́.Konʹ skínul sedoká.The horse threw off its rider.
  2. (poetic) steed
  3. (gymnastics) horse
  4. (chess) knight (Russian abbreviation: К)

Usage notesEdit

Although конь (konʹ) is sometimes used to refer to a horse of any gender, it has a masculine and noble ring to it, unlike the stylistically neutral ло́шадь (lóšadʹ).

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Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Russian · ша́хматные фигу́ры (šáxmatnyje figúry) (layout · text)
           
коро́ль (korólʹ) ферзь (ferzʹ) ладья́ (ladʹjá) слон (slon) конь (konʹ) пе́шка (péška)