Russian word of the day: Кисть

Sep 13, 2022 (see all)
кисть
[ keest' ]
Noun , feminine
brush; hand, wrist

Morphemic analysis

кисть
root: кисть

Etymology

Inherited from Proto-Slavic kystь. Related to Polish kiść (a bunch of fruit/flowers), and to ки́та (bunch, bouquet).
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Examples

  • Вы́полните круговы́е движе́ния кистя́ми рук по де́сять раз вле́во и впра́во.

    vý-pal-nee-tye kru-ga-vý-ye dvee-zhé-nee-ya kees-tyá-mee ruk pa dyé-seet' ras vlyé-va ee fprá-va

    Perform circular movements with your hands 10 times to the left and to the right .

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  • Худо́жник испо́льзовал то́нкие ки́сти из верблю́жьего во́лоса.

    hu-dózh-neek ees-pól'-za-val tón-kee-ye kées-tee eez veer-blyúzh'-ye-va vó-la-sa.

    The artist used thin camel hair brushes.

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Declension of the word кисть

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Nom. кисть ки́сти
Genitive Gen. ки́сти кисте́й
Dative Dat. ки́сти кистя́м
Accusative Acc. кисть ки́сти
Instrumental Inst. ки́стью кистя́ми
Prepositional Prep. ки́сти кистя́х

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