бдеть

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Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic бъдѣти (bŭděti, to be awake), from Proto-Slavic *bъděti (to be awake), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *bud-, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰudʰ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bdʲetʲ]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

бдеть (bdetʹimpf

  1. (dated) to be awake, not sleep
    Synonym: бо́дрствовать (bódrstvovatʹ)
  2. (literary, dated) to keep watch, to keep vigil

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References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “бдеть”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999) , “бдительный”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 80