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корабль

корабль

Old Church Slavonic

корабль in the Bulgarian Church Slavonic Tetraevangelia of Ivan Alexander, 1356. The word itself appears in the fourth line.

Noun

корабль (korablĭ) m

  1. ship
  2. boat

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References

  • Mali staroslavensko-hrvatski rječnik, Matica hrvatska, Zagreb, 2004

Russian

Etymology

From Old East Slavic корабль (korablĭ), from Proto-Slavic *korabjь, old borrowing from Ancient Greek καράβιον (karábion) or κάραβος (kárabos).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [kɐˈrablʲ]

Noun

кора́бль (koráblʹ) m inan (genitive корабля́, nominative plural корабли́, genitive plural корабле́й)

  1. ship, liner
  2. (formally) warship
  3. (architecture) nave
  4. (figuratively) match box for marijuana, by consonance with коробок (korobok)

Usage notes

  • In modern technical and formal usage, корабль refers to warships. Informally, can refer to various large ships. Historically, referred to square-rigged sailing ships, similarly to the historical sense of the English word "ship".

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