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BulgarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Church Slavonic ланита (lanita). Cognate with Russian лани́та (laníta). Non-Slavic cognates include Gothic 𐌰𐌻𐌴𐌹𐌽𐌰 (aleina), Latin ulna (elbow), Sanskrit अणि (aṇi, the point of a needle).

NounEdit

ланита (lanitaf

  1. (regional) cheek

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Old Church SlavonicEdit

NounEdit

ланита (lanitaf

  1. cheek

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic ланита (lanita). Cognate with Bulgarian ланита (lanita). Non-Slavic cognates include Gothic 𐌰𐌻𐌴𐌹𐌽𐌰 (aleina), Latin ulna (elbow), Sanskrit अणि (aṇi, the point of a needle).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

лани́та (lanítaf inan (genitive лани́ты, nominative plural лани́ты, genitive plural лани́т)

  1. (dated) cheek
    • 1823, Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev, Слёзы
      Люблю когда лицо прекрасной
      Весенній воздухъ пламенитъ,
      То кудрей шолкъ взвѣваетъ сладострастный,
      То въ ямочки впивается ланитъ!

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