безволие

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in 1863. без- (bez-) +‎ во́ля (vólja) +‎ -ие (-ije), calque of New Latin abūlia, from Ancient Greek ἀβουλίᾱ (aboulíā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

безво́лие (bezvólijen inan (genitive безво́лия, nominative plural безво́лия, genitive plural безво́лий)

  1. weak will, lack of will, limpness

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References[edit]

  • Arapova, N. S. (2000) , “безволие”, in Kalʹki v russkom jazyke poslepetrovskovo perioda. Opyt slovarja [Calques in Post-Petrine Russian. An Essay of a Dictionary] (in Russian), Moscow: Moscow University Press, page 50