благословить

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic благословити (blagosloviti), probably a loan translation of Ancient Greek ἐυλογεῖν (eulogeîn). Synchronically analyzable as бла́го (blágo, good) +‎ -о- (-o-) +‎ сло́во (slóvo, word) +‎ -и́ть (-ítʹ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bləɡəslɐˈvʲitʲ]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

благослови́ть (blagoslovítʹpf (imperfective благословля́ть)

  1. (religion) to bless
  2. (colloquial) to give one's blessing, to give permission

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