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Etymology 1Edit

пол (pol, floor) +‎ -ово́й (-ovój), from Old East Slavic полъ (polŭ, floor).

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полово́й (polovój)

  1. (relational) floor, flooring (the bottom or lower part of a room)
    полова́я тря́пкаpolovája trjápkafloorcloth
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Половой с подносом и чайниками

полово́й (polovójm anim (genitive полово́го, nominative plural половы́е, genitive plural половы́х)

  1. (historical) waiter or servant in a Russian tavern
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Etymology 2Edit

пол (pol, sex, gender) +‎ -ово́й (-ovój), related to пол- (pol-, half).

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полово́й (polovój)

  1. (relational, biology, sex) sex (as an action); sexual, genital
    полова́я связьpolovája svjazʹsexual relationship
    полово́й о́рганpolovój órgansexual organ
    полово́й отбо́рpolovój otbórsexual selection
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Etymology 3Edit

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NounEdit

поло́вой (polóvojf inan

  1. instrumental singular of поло́ва (polóva)