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пан (panm

  1. lord, master, mister

Usage notesEdit

This word has vocative forms in singular (па́не) and plural (пано́ве).

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RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Polish pan.

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NounEdit

пан (panm anim (genitive па́на, nominative plural паны́ or па́ны, genitive plural пано́в or па́нов, feminine па́ни)

  1. (historical, sometimes derogatory) Polish landowner, feudal lord, or gentleman
  2. (title or form of address) sir, mister, gentleman, lord (usually in Polish, Czech, Slovak, Ukrainian or sometimes Belarusian contexts)
  3. (sometimes derogatory) Polack, a Polish person

Usage notesEdit

  • In Soviet propaganda, пан (pan) in the sense of a Polish landowner was often used as a derogatory slur.

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UkrainianEdit

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NounEdit

пан (panm anim (genitive па́на, nominative plural пани́)

  1. lord, master, mister, a general honorific title

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