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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Per Vasmer, derived from коса́ (kosá, plait, braid). Cognate with Ukrainian ко́сий (kósyj), Serbo-Croatian ко̑с, Czech kosý, Polish kosy.

AdjectiveEdit

косо́й (kosój) (comparative (по)косе́е or (по)косе́й)

  1. slanting, oblique, skewed (inclined at an angle to the plane; not straight, not sheer)
  2. twisted, wry, crooked
  3. to the side, not centered
  4. (figuratively) distrustful, suspicious, unfriendly (gaze, glance, etc.)
  5. strabismic, suffering from strabismus, cross-eyed, squinting
DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

косо́й (kosójm anim (genitive косо́го, nominative plural косы́е, genitive plural косы́х, feminine коса́я)

  1. (colloquial) cross-eyed person
  2. (colloquial) hare
  3. (slang) drunk (police slang)
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

косо́й (kosójf inan

  1. instrumental singular of коса́ (kosá)

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

косо́й (kosójf inan

  1. genitive singular of коса́я (kosája)
  2. dative singular of коса́я (kosája)
  3. instrumental singular of коса́я (kosája)
  4. prepositional singular of коса́я (kosája)