Владимир

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Etymology[edit]

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

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

  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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