What does russian mean?

Definitions for russian
ˈrʌʃ ənrus·sian

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word russian.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Russian(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Russia

  2. Russian(adj)

    the Slavic language that is the official language of Russia

  3. Russian(adj)

    of or pertaining to or characteristic of Russia or its people or culture or language

    "Russian dancing"

Wiktionary

  1. Russian(Noun)

    A person from Russia.

    Etymology: (11th century) Russianus, the adjective of Russia, a latinization of the Old East Slavic Русь. In English (both as a noun and as an adjective) from the 16th century.

  2. Russian(Noun)

    An ethnic Russian.

    Etymology: (11th century) Russianus, the adjective of Russia, a latinization of the Old East Slavic Русь. In English (both as a noun and as an adjective) from the 16th century.

  3. Russian(Noun)

    A domestic cat breed.

    Etymology: (11th century) Russianus, the adjective of Russia, a latinization of the Old East Slavic Русь. In English (both as a noun and as an adjective) from the 16th century.

  4. Russian(Noun)

    A cat of this breed.

    Etymology: (11th century) Russianus, the adjective of Russia, a latinization of the Old East Slavic Русь. In English (both as a noun and as an adjective) from the 16th century.

  5. Russian(Noun)

    A type of juggling ball with a hard outer shell, filled with salt, sand or another similar substance.

    Etymology: (11th century) Russianus, the adjective of Russia, a latinization of the Old East Slavic Русь. In English (both as a noun and as an adjective) from the 16th century.

  6. Russian(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to Russia.

    Etymology: (11th century) Russianus, the adjective of Russia, a latinization of the Old East Slavic Русь. In English (both as a noun and as an adjective) from the 16th century.

  7. Russian(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to Rus.

    Etymology: (11th century) Russianus, the adjective of Russia, a latinization of the Old East Slavic Русь. In English (both as a noun and as an adjective) from the 16th century.

  8. Russian(ProperNoun)

    The Russian language.

    Etymology: (11th century) Russianus, the adjective of Russia, a latinization of the Old East Slavic Русь. In English (both as a noun and as an adjective) from the 16th century.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Russian(adj)

    of or pertaining to Russia, its inhabitants, or language

  2. Russian(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Russia; the language of Russia

Freebase

  1. Russian

    The Russians are an East Slavic ethnic group native to Russia, speaking the Russian language and primarily living in Russia and neighboring countries. They are the most numerous indigenous people of the Russian Federation, and the most numerous people in Europe.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Russian

    rush′yan, adj. relating to Russia, a country of Europe, or to its people.—n. a native of Russia: the Russian language.—adj. Russ, belonging to the Russians.—n. a Russian: the Russian language.—v.t. Russ′ianise, to give Russian characteristics to.—n. Russificā′tion.—v.t. Rus′sify, to Russianise.—ns. Rus′so-Byzan′tine, the national art of Russian architecture; Rus′sophile, one who favours Russian policy (also adj.); Rus′sophilism; Rus′sophilist; Rus′sophobe, one who dreads or hates the Russians—also Rus′sophobist; Russophō′bia, the dread of Russian policy.—Russia leather (see Leather).

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'russian' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1936

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'russian' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4691

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'russian' in Nouns Frequency: #2188

  4. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'russian' in Adjectives Frequency: #262

How to pronounce russian?

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How to say russian in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of russian in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of russian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of russian in a Sentence

  1. Nadezhda Savchenko:

    I don't accept my guilt or recognize the sentence of a Russian court.

  2. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko:

    The time has come to fulfill that promise, in turn, I am prepared to hand over to Russia the two Russian servicemen captured on our territory for taking part in armed aggression against Ukraine.

  3. Riad Haddad:

    Our troops, backed by Russian aviation, are encircling the city and preparing for a ground invasion.

  4. Kyle Meredith:

    They were like, ‘This is the Manchurian Candidate, like [Putin] has a Russian agent as the President of the United States,’ so they passed on some information to me and they said, like, ‘Look, you have more of a social media following than any of us do, can you please post some of these things just in a way that sort of put it out there.’.

  5. Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia:

    I am a Russian, and I will remain a Russian!

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