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Russian ‘князь’

The database knows following meanings of the Russian word ‘князь’:

  • prince

Semasiological map for ‘*kъnęzь < Germanic kuningaz

The database has information related to this term for Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Kashubian, Polish, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Lower Sorbian, Upper Sorbian and Ukrainian.

Russian ‘князь’:

  • The Russian meaning ‘prince’ is shared by Belarusian князь, Bosnian knez, Bulgarian княз, Croatian knez, Kashubian ksyżëc, Serbian кнез, Serbian кнез, Slovenian knez and Ukrainian князь.
  • The meaning ‘lord, master/mistress’ (not present in Russian ‘князь’) is attested in Lower Sorbian kněz and Upper Sorbian knjez.
  • The meaning ‘mister’ (not present in Russian ‘князь’) is attested in Lower Sorbian kněz and Upper Sorbian knjez.
  • The meaning ‘priest’ (not present in Russian ‘князь’, translated as ‘священник ксёндз) is attested in Czech kněz, Polish ksiądz and Slovak kňaz.
  • The meaning ‘king in cards (not present in Russian ‘князь’) is attested in Lower Sorbian kněz.
  • The meaning ‘bridegroom’ (not present in Russian ‘князь’) is attested in Ukrainian князь.

NB: No information yet for Macedonian.

Russian
князь
Meaning:
  • prince
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Belarusian
князь
Meaning:
  • prince
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князь
Meaning:
  • prince
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Bosnian
knez
Meaning:
  • prince
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князь
Meaning:
  • prince
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Bulgarian
княз
Meaning:
  • prince
Russian
князь
Meaning:
  • prince
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Croatian
knez
Meaning:
  • prince
Russian
князь
Meaning in Czech:
  • kníže / prince
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Czech
kněz
Meaning in Russian:
  • священник ксёндз / priest
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князь
Meaning:
  • prince
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Kashubian
ksyżëc
Meaning:
  • prince
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князь
Meaning in Polish:
  • książę kniaź / prince
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Polish
ksiądz
Meaning in Russian:
  • священник ксёндз / priest
Russian
князь
Meaning:
  • prince
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Serbian
I.   кнез
Meaning:
  • prince
II.  кнезMeaning:
  • prince
Russian
князь
Meaning:
  • prince
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Slovak
kňaz
Meaning in Russian:
  • священник ксёндз / priest
Russian
князь
Meaning:
  • prince
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Slovenian
knez
Meaning:
  • prince
Russian
князь
Meaning:
  • prince
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Lower Sorbian
kněz
Meaning:
  1. lord, master/mistress
  2. mister
  3. king in cards
Russian
князь
Meaning:
  • prince
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Upper Sorbian
knjez
Meaning:
  1. lord, master/mistress
  2. mister
Russian
князь
Meaning:
  • prince
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Ukrainian
князь
Meaning:
  1. prince
  2. bridegroom

Semasiological Map for *kъnęzь < Germanic kuningaz

*kъnęzь < Germanic kuningaz

Meanings:

‘prince’
‘lord, master/mistress’
‘mister’
‘priest’
‘king in cards
‘bridegroom’
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*kъnęzь < Germanic kuningaz
Meanings
prince lord, master/mistress mister priest king in cards bridegroom
Russian князь+
Ukrainian князь++
Belarusian князь+
Polish ksiądz+
Kashubian ksyżëc+
Lower Sorbian kněz+++
Upper Sorbian knjez++
Czech kněz+
Slovak kňaz+
Slovenian knez+
Croatian knez+
Bosnian knez+
Serbian кнез+
Serbian кнез+
Bulgarian княз+
Meanings prince lord, master/mistress mister priest king in cards bridegroom

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