имя

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Ikirusiya

Étymologie

The so-called н-declension of this and nine other similar neuter nouns stems from the fact that the word-final -я was the nasal vowel Ѧ, ѧ (little yus) in Old Church Slavonic, resulting in the -ен- before all the case endings in the modern language.

Prononciation

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Izina

имя (ímja, n, имена, imená, pl) (ru)

  1. name, first name, Christian name, given name
  2. (grammar): izina, substantive

Related terms

Declension

singular plural
nominative и́мя имена́
genitive и́мени имён
dative и́мени имена́м
accusative и́мя имена́
instrumental и́менем имена́ми
prepositional об и́мени об имена́х