благо

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See also: Благо and благо-

Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bolgo, a nominalization of благ (blag, gentle, kind) +‎ (-o).

Noun[edit]

бла́го (blágon

  1. good, weal
    Synonym: добро́ (dobró)
    за бла́гото наza blágoto nafor the good of
  2. (poetic) blessing
Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From благ (blag, gentle, kind) +‎ (-o)

Adverb[edit]

бла́го (blágo) (comparative по́-бла́го, superlative на́й-бла́го)

  1. gently, nobly

Interjection[edit]

бла́го (blágo)

  1. good, fine

References[edit]

  • благо in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • благо in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)

Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bolgo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

благо (blagon

  1. good, blessing, benefit

Inflection[edit]


Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic благо (blago). Displaced the inherited East Slavic form бо́лого (bólogo), from Old East Slavic болого (bologo), бологъ (bologŭ), from Proto-Slavic *bolgъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbɫaɡə]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

бла́го (blágon inan (genitive бла́га, nominative plural бла́га, genitive plural благ)

  1. (poetic) good, blessing, benefit
  2. (economics) good

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

бла́го (blágo)

  1. short neuter singular of благо́й (blagój)

Conjunction[edit]

бла́го (blágo)

  1. (colloquial) since, now that
    по́льзуйтесь слу́чаем, бла́го вы здесь
    pólʹzujtesʹ slúčajem, blágo vy zdesʹ
    use the opportunity since you are here
  2. (colloquial) the more so because

References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “благо”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From adjective blag.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /blâːɡo/
  • Hyphenation: бла‧го

Adverb[edit]

бла̑го (Latin spelling blȃgo)

  1. mildly, gently

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /blâɡo/
  • Hyphenation: бла‧го

Interjection[edit]

бла̏го (Latin spelling blȁgo)

  1. (exclamation, dative) expressing satisfaction, encouragement or congratulation about something that has just occurred or was heard from the interlocutor; good for you, good on you
    благо теби!
    good for you!

Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bolgo

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /blâːɡo/
  • Hyphenation: бла‧го

Noun[edit]

бла̑го n (Latin spelling blȃgo)

  1. treasure
  2. cattle
  3. wealth
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *bolgo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

бла́го (bláhon inan (genitive бла́га, nominative plural бла́га, genitive plural благ)

  1. goodness, happiness
  2. (plural only) wealth, benefits

Declension[edit]

Interjection[edit]

бла́го (bláho)

  1. good, fine