люди

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Church Slavonic людиє (ljudie), from Proto-Slavic *ljudъ, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁lewdʰ-o- (men, people). Compare English lede, Old Norse lýðir (people) (Icelandic lýður), Gothic 𐌻𐌹𐌿𐌸𐍃 (liuþs), German Leute, Ancient Greek ἐλεύθερος (eleútheros), Latin līber, līberī.

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лю́ди (ljúdim anim pl (genitive люде́й, plurale tantum)

  1. people, plural form of челове́к (čelovék)

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