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Webster 1828 Edition


Russian

RUSSIAN

, a roo'shan. Pertaining to Russia.

RUSSIAN

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Noun.
roo'shan. A native of Russia.

Definition 2021


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Alternative forms

  • (abbreviation): Ru.

Noun

Russian (plural Russians)

  1. A person from Russia.
  2. An ethnic Russian: a member of the East Slavic ethnic group which is native to, and constitutes the majority of the population of, Russia.
  3. A domestic cat breed.
  4. A cat of this breed.
  5. (juggling, rare in the singular) A type of juggling ball with a hard outer shell, filled with salt, sand or another similar substance.
    • 2011, jamescoutry24, “Beanbags > Russian”, in rec.juggling, Usenet:
      Ok, I do think I am starting to get used to it, but you have to admit, if youve[sic] been juggling bags and then start juggling Russians, they feel sooo lopsided to juggle at first!

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Proper noun

Russian

  1. The Russian language.

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  • Wiktionary's coverage of Russian terms

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Adjective

Russian (comparative more Russian, superlative most Russian)

  1. Of or pertaining to Russia.
  2. Of or pertaining to the Russian language.
  3. (dated) Of or pertaining to Rus.

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Russian alphabet (Cyrillic)

Аа • Бб • Вв • Гг • Дд • Ее • Ёё • Жж • Зз • Ии • Йй

Кк • Лл • Мм • Нн • Оо • Пп • Рр • Сс • Тт • Уу • Фф

Хх • Цц • Чч • Шш • Щщ • Ъъ • Ыы • Ьь • Ээ • Юю • Яя

Vocabulary

  • Appendix:Russian Swadesh list for a Swadesh list of basic vocabulary words in Russian