Великден

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From вели́к (velík, great) +‎ ден (den, day), a calque of Ancient Greek μεγάλη ἡμέρα (megálē hēméra, great day),[1] cognate to Belarusian Вялі́кдзень (Vjalíkdzjenʹ), Macedonian Велигден (Veligden), Serbo-Croatian Вeликден, and Ukrainian Вели́кдень (Velýkdenʹ).

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Proper noun[edit]

Вели́кден (Velíkdenm

  1. Easter

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Georgiev Vl. I., editor (1971) , “велик”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 1, Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, page 132