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зек

noun, masculine, animate

rarely used word (top 8,000)

Translation

  • 1.

    convict (esp. in a labor camp)

  • 2.

    prisoner (colloquial)

    Also: inmate

Usage info

The terms зк, зек / зэк, зека are derived from 'Заключённый каналоармеец', which means a labor convict of a Gulag of the Stalin era.

Declension

singularplural
nom.nominative

зе́к

зе́ки

gen.genitive

зе́ка

зе́ков

dat.dative

зе́ку

зе́кам

acc.accusative

зе́ка

зе́ков

inst.instrumental

зе́ком

зе́ками

prep.prepositional

зе́ке

зе́ках

Related words

  • зэк - convict (esp. in a labor camp); prisoner (colloquial) 
  • ЗК - convict (esp. in a labor camp); prisoner (colloquial) 
  • ЗеКа́ - convict (esp. in a labor camp); prisoner (colloquial) 

Contributions

  • Sandy edited translation 10 months ago
  • Sandy edited translation 10 months ago
  • Sandy edited translation and usage info 10 months ago
  • Sandy edited usage info 10 months ago