владеть

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic владѣти (vladěti), from Proto-Slavic *volděti (to rule).

Cognate to Latin valeō, valēre and German walten.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vlɐˈdʲetʲ/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

владе́ть (vladétʹimpf (perfective завладе́ть)

  1. to own, possess, be master of, be in possession of
  2. to govern, control
  3. to master, manage, wield

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References[edit]

  • владеть in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv
  • владеть” in Pavel Černyx (1999), Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 2 vols (3rd ed.), Moscow: Publishing House "Russian Language", volume 1, page 156