миръ

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Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *mirъ (peace; world), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *mejHrós (cognates include Old Lithuanian mieras (peace) and Latvian miêrs (peace)), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *mei- (to tie); see also Ancient Greek μίτος (mítos, warp thread), Old Persian 𐎷𐎰𐎼, and Sanskrit मित्र (mitra).[1]

Noun[edit]

миръ (mirŭm

  1. world
  2. peace

Declension[edit]

Declension of миръ Singular Dual Plural
Nominative миръ мирꙑ мировє
Accusative миръ мирꙑ мирꙑ
Genitive мироу мировоу мировъ
Locative мироу мировоу миръхъ
Dative мирови миръма миръмъ
Instrumental миръмь миръма миръми
Vocative мироу мирꙑ мировє

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., Clarendon Press, 1989.

Russian[edit]

Noun[edit]

миръ (mirm inan

  1. (obsolete) Pre-1918 spelling of мир (mir): peace.

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Not to be confused with міръ (mir), the spelling used for the meaning "world".