бог

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See also: Бог and боғ

Belarusian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

бог (bohm, feminine equivalent багі́ня (bahínja)

  1. god
    бо́жа мой!bóža moj!oh my god!

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

бог (bogm (feminine боги́ня, related adjective бо́жи or боже́ствен)

  1. god

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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

Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

бог (bogm

  1. god

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • бог in Makedonisch Info (germansko-makedonski rečnik, makedonsko-germanski rečnik)

Russian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

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 (mostly for pagan deities) 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, related adjective боже́ственный or бо́жий or бо́жеский, diminutive божо́к)

  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
    ей-бо́гу!jej-bógu!really!; really and truly!
    ра́ди бо́га!rádi bóga!for God’s sake!
    сохрани́ бо́же!soxraní bóže!save oh Lord!
    сла́ва бо́гу!sláva bógu!glory to 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 normally capitalized in monotheistic sense, such as in Islamic or Christian discourse (see Бог (Box)), except for some common set expressions[1].

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Д. Э. Розенталь; Е. В. Джанджакова (1999), “III. Употребление прописных букв, §21”, in Справочник по правописанию, произношению, литературному редактированию (in Russian), Moscow: ЧеРо

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

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 pers (genitive бо́га, nominative plural боги́, feminine боги́ня)

  1. god

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • бог in I. K. Bilodid, editor (1970–1980) Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Dictionary of the Ukrainian language], Kyjiv
  • бог in Horox (slovozmina)