без

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bez, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeǵʰ-

Preposition[edit]

без ‎(bez)

  1. without (not having)


This Bulgarian entry was created from the translations listed at without. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see без in the Bulgarian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) December 2008


Karachay-Balkar[edit]

Noun[edit]

без ‎(bez)

  1. gland

Macedonian[edit]

Preposition[edit]

без ‎(bez)

  1. without

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bez, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeǵʰ-

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

без ‎(bez) (+ genitive case)

  1. without
    без воды́‎ ― bez vodý ― without water
    бе́зо всего́‎ ― bézo vsevó ― without anything
    не без интере́са‎ ― ne bez interésa ― not without interest
    без сомне́ния‎ ― bez somnénija ― without doubt
    Не могу́ жить без тебя́
    Ne mogú žitʹ bez tebjá
    I can't live without you.
  2. minus
    без че́тверти час‎ ― bez čétverti čas ― a quarter to one (lit., less a quarter one o’clock)

Usage notes[edit]

бе́зо ‎(bézo) is used before some awkward consonant clusters.

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bez, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeǵʰ-. Compare без- and бес-.

Alternative forms[edit]

Preposition[edit]

бѐз (Latin spelling bèz)

  1. (with genitive) without, excluding, not counting
    без сумње‎ ― without a doubt
    остати без нечега‎ ― to lose something, to run out of something, (literally: to stay without something)
    без обзира на..‎ ― regardless of.., no matter what..is
    без краја и конца‎ ― endlessly, without end
    не без разлога‎ ― not without a reason
    без срца‎ ― heartlessly, without a heart
    без р(иј)ечи‎ ― without a word, speechless
    бити без нечега‎ ― to be lacking in, to be deficient in, to lack (literally: to be without something)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish [script needed] ‎(bez), from Arabic بَزّ ‎(bazz). Akin to безистан, безли, бесофра and беспара.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

бе̏з m ‎(Latin spelling bȅz)

  1. linen, canvas
  2. (specifically) a type of cotton-made linen or canvas used in Oriental costumes, of several possible forms: ћереће, седелук, kafez or кафез-без, мелез, харир, шејтанбез and харирбез.
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • без” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • без” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • Abdulah Škaljić (1966), Turcizmi u srpskohrvatskom jeziku, Svjetlost: Sarajevo, page 140

Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bez, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeǵʰ-

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

без ‎(bez)

  1. without (not having)