небо

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Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *nebo, from Proto-Indo-European *nébʰos (cloud).

Noun[edit]

небо (nebon

  1. sky
  2. heaven

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Church Slavonic небо (nebo), from Proto-Slavic *nebo, from Proto-Indo-European *nébʰos (cloud). Compare native Russian нёбо (njóbo) from the same Proto-Slavic term.

Noun[edit]

не́бо (nébon inan (genitive не́ба, nominative plural небеса́)

  1. sky
    на небе (na nébe) — in the sky
  2. heaven, firmament
    Отче наш, сущий на небесах! - Our Father, who art in heaven!
    между небом и землёй (méždu nébom i zemljój) — between heaven and earth; in an uncertain situation
    как небо от земли — worlds apart
    быть на седьмом небе — to be in seventh heaven
    превозносить до небес (+ accusative case) — to praise to the skies; to lavish praise on
    попасть пальцем в небо — to be wide of the mark
  3. air
    под открытым небом (pod otkrýtym nébom) — in the open (air); under the open sky
    с неба свалитьсяto appear out of the blue

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *nebo, from Proto-Indo-European *nébʰos (cloud).

Noun[edit]

не̏бо n (Latin spelling nȅbo)

  1. sky
  2. heaven, firmament
  3. air
  4. atmosphere

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Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *nebo, from Proto-Indo-European *nébʰos (cloud).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

не́бо (nébon (genitive не́ба, nominative plural небеса́)

  1. (usually uncountable) sky
  2. (usually uncountable) heaven

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Usage notes[edit]

  • The plural is used mostly in poetry and high-register literature and is not used at all in common speech.

References[edit]

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