The Alternative Ukrainian Dictionary: вогонь

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вогонь 〈vogonʹ〉 etymology From orv огнь 〈ognʹ〉, from Proto-Slavic *ognь 〈*ognʹ〉, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁n̥gʷnis 〈*h₁n̥gʷnis〉. pronunciation
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  1. fire
  2. hearth, fireplace
  3. sunlight
  4. (figuratively) sparkle in the eyes as a reflection of an emotional state
    • 1957, Іван Микитенко, II, 58: exampleОчі йому горять упертим вогнем His eyes burning with willful fire
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  1. (uncountable, figuratively) spiritual exaltation, inspiration
  2. (uncountable, colloquial) body heat
  3. (uncountable) shooting, firing of guns

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