мова

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Belarusian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *mъlva, Old Church Slavonic мълва (mŭlva, noise, mourning). Cognates include Polish mowa.

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Noun[edit]

мова (móvaf inanimate

  1. language

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Ukrainian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *mъlva, Old Church Slavonic мълва (mŭlva, noise, mourning).

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Noun[edit]

мо́ва (móvaf inan (genitive мо́ви, nominative plural мо́ви)

  1. language (system of communication using words or symbols)
    • 1955, Панас Мирний, V, 314:
      Найбільше і найдорожче добро в кожного народу — це його мова.
      Najbilʹše i najdorožče dobro v kožnoho narodu — ce joho mova.
      The greatest and most valuable good in every nation — is its language.
  2. (grammar) speech

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References[edit]

  • мова” in Ivan Bilodid (editor-in-chief) (1970–1980), Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Dictionary of the Ukrainian language], in 11 vols, Kiev: Naukova Dumka