бог

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See also: Бог and боғ

Belarusian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

Noun[edit]

бог (bohm

  1. god

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

бог (bogm (feminine богиня)

  1. god

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Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

бог (bogm

  1. god

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Russian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [box] (phonetic respelling: бох)
  • IPA(key): [bok] (not recommended)
  • (file)

In the nominative singular, the word is usually pronounced /box/ (as if spelled бох) due to Church Slavonic influence. The regular pronunciation /bok/ is used only rarely and is not recommended. In all other case forms, the regular /ɡ/ is more common, but older pronunciations used /ɣ/.

Noun[edit]

бог (boxm anim (genitive бо́га, nominative plural бо́ги, genitive plural бого́в, feminine боги́ня)

  1. God
  2. god, idol
    бог его́ зна́ет!box jevó znájet!God only knows!; goodness knows!
    бо́же мой!bóže moj!oh God!; good gracious!
    бог с ним!box s nim!Forget him!
    дай бог!daj box!God willing!; let’s hope so!
    ей-бо́гу!jej-bógu!really!; really and truly!
    ра́ди бо́га!rádi bóga!for God’s sake!
    сохрани́ бо́же!soxraní bóže!God forbid!
    сла́ва бо́гу!sláva bógu!thank God!

Usage notes[edit]

  • Usually not capitalized in Russian in the sense of idol, or when referring to a single god with a polytheistic pantheon. It is sometimes capitalized in monotheistic sense, such as in Islamic or Christian discourse (see Бог (Box)).

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

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Noun[edit]

бо̑г m (Latin spelling bȏg)

  1. god
  2. (colloquial) idol, god

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Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

бог (bohm anim (genitive бо́га, nominative plural боги́)

  1. god

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References[edit]

  • Bilodid I. K., editor (1970–1980), “бог”, in Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy, Kiev: Naukova Dumka