život

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Czech život, from Proto-Slavic *životъ (compare Old Church Slavonic животъ (životŭ), Russian живот (život), Serbo-Croatian život), probably from a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wo-teh₂ (compare Lithuanian gyvatà (life), Sanskrit जीवित (jīvitá), Avestan 𐬔𐬀𐬌𐬌𐬊(gaiio, life) (accusative 𐬘𐬌𐬌𐬁𐬙𐬎𐬨(jiiātum))), Ancient Greek βῐ́οτος (bíotos), Latin vīta, Old Irish bethu, bethad, Welsh bywyd), ultimately from *gʷeyh₃- (to live), compare *gʷih₃wós (alive). Related to žít (to live).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈʒɪvot]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ži‧vot

Noun[edit]

život m inan

  1. life

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Further reading[edit]

  • život in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • život in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Old Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *životъ, probably from a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wo-teh₂, ultimately from *gʷeyh₃- (to live).

Noun[edit]

život m

  1. life

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Descendants[edit]

  • Czech: život

Further reading[edit]

  • život”, in Vokabulář webový: webové hnízdo pramenů k poznání historické češtiny [online][1], Praha: Ústav pro jazyk český AV ČR, 2006–2020

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *životъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒǐʋot/
  • Hyphenation: ži‧vot

Noun[edit]

žìvot m (Cyrillic spelling жѝвот)

  1. life

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Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *životъ (compare Old Church Slavonic животъ (životŭ), Russian живот (život), Serbo-Croatian život), probably from a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wo-teh₂ (compare Lithuanian gyvatà (life), Sanskrit जीवित (jīvitá), Avestan 𐬔𐬀𐬌𐬌𐬊(gaiio, life) (accusative 𐬘𐬌𐬌𐬁𐬙𐬎𐬨(jiiātum))), Ancient Greek βῐ́οτος (bíotos), Latin vīta, Old Irish bethu, bethad, Welsh bywyd), ultimately from *gʷeyh₃- (to live), compare *gʷih₃wós (alive). Related to žiť (to live).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

život m (genitive singular života, nominative plural životy, genitive plural životov, declension pattern of dub)

  1. life

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Further reading[edit]

  • život in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk