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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From хоте́ть (xotétʹ).

NounEdit

охо́та (oxótaf inan (genitive охо́ты, nominative plural охо́ты, genitive plural охо́т)

  1. wish, inclination, desire
DeclensionEdit

PredicativeEdit

охо́та (oxóta)

  1. what makes...do something; what do/does...see in something; what do/does...get out of something
    Охо́та ему́ занима́ться э́тим?!Oxóta jemú zanimátʹsja étim?!What makes him do it?!
    Что́ вам за охо́та?!Štó vam za oxóta?!What makes you do it?!

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Сame into use as taboo avoidance of an earlier word лов (lov); derived from Etymology 1.

NounEdit

охо́та (oxótaf inan (genitive охо́ты, nominative plural охо́ты, genitive plural охо́т)

  1. hunt, hunting
    Дра́ма на охо́теDráma na oxóteDrama on the hunt (Russian title of the novel "The Shooting Party")
  2. shooting, game shooting, fowling
  3. chase
DeclensionEdit

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