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EtymologyEdit

From From Old East Slavic человѣкъ (čelověkŭ), from Proto-Slavic *čьlověkъ, *čelověkъ.

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чоловік (čolovik)

  1. human, man, one, person[1]

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UkrainianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic человѣкъ (čelověkŭ), from Proto-Slavic *čьlověkъ, *čelověkъ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [t͡ʃɔlɔˈu̯ʲik]
  • (file)

NounEdit

чолові́к (čolovíkm anim (genitive чолові́ка, nominative plural чолові́ки)

  1. man (male human)
  2. husband
  3. man, human

Usage notesEdit

The term is a false friend to many Slavic cognates, including Russian and Belarusian, and its plural is regular. The senses "male human" and "husband" are specific to Ukrainian. The word люди́на (ljudýna) is a more common term for singular "human", "human being".

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