Translation for 'kokoshnik' from English to Russian
кокошник {м} [головной убор]
kokoshnik [traditional Russian headdress worn by women]
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Usage Examples English
  • Eventually, it gave rise to the Russian kokoshnik.
  • The "kokoshnik" gave its name to the decorative corbel arch that became a distinctive element of traditional Russian architecture from the 16th century onwards (see kokoshnik architecture).
  • The most characteristic feature of the building is its nine golden domes, and roof with rich kokoshnik ornamentation in an ogive form.
  • A girl with a fair-haired braid in a kokoshnik and a Russian sarafan sits with her back to the viewer.
  • False zakomar, which is not repeating the inner shapes of the vault, is called the kokoshnik.

  • Ancient Rus' ryasnas were designed to hang down from each side of the kokoshnik, reaching the woman's shoulders with the kolt reaching her chest.
  • ... , barrel) is a type of roof in traditional Russian church architecture that has the form of a half-cylinder with an elevated and pointed upper part, resembling a pointed kokoshnik.
  • In addition to “Superblonde”, she is often called “Ukrainian Lady Gaga”, “kokoshnik on legs” (she is [...] tall), and the “longest legs of the country” of Ukraine (her legs are [...] long).
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