Владимир

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic Владимѣръ (Vladiměrŭ), from Old Church Slavonic владь (vladĭ, power) (which is from Proto-Indo-European *wal (be strong)) + мѣръ (měrŭ, great), changed by folk etymology into миръ (mirŭ, peace). Compare the inherited Old East Slavic Володимѣръ (Volodiměrŭ).

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Влади́мир (Vladímirm anim, m inan (genitive Влади́мира, nominative plural Влади́миры, genitive plural Влади́миров)

  1. A male given name, Vladimir
  2. a city in Russia, administrative centre of Vladimir oblast

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Note: the city name does not have a plural form, or it is never used.

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