BelarusianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Polish pan.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [pan]
  • (file)

NounEdit

пан (panm anim (genitive па́на, nominative plural паны́, feminine па́ні)

  1. lord, master, mister, sir
    Synonym: спада́р (spadár)

Usage notesEdit

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

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ReferencesEdit

  • пан” in Belarusian-Russian dictionaries and Belarusian dictionaries at slounik.org

RussianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Polish pan.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. (historical, sometimes derogatory) Polish landowner, feudal lord, or gentleman
    пан и́ли пропа́лpan íli propálall or nothing
  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 but was commonly known for use in modern Poland.

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UkrainianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Polish pan.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

пан (panm pers (genitive па́на, nominative plural пани́, genitive plural пані́в, feminine па́ні)

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

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