весь

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Old East Slavic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vьsь, from Proto-Indo-European *weyḱ-.

Noun[edit]

весь (vesĭf

  1. village

Descendants[edit]


Russian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vьśь.

Determiner[edit]

весь (vesʹ)

  1. all, the whole, the whole of
    весь деньvesʹ denʹall day; all day long
    весь гря́зныйvesʹ grjáznyjdirty all over, all dirty
    весь в снегу́vesʹ v snegúcovered with snow
    всего́vsevóin all; altogether; sum total
    всего́ хоро́шегоvsevó xoróševoall the best; good luck
    лу́чше всего́lúčše vsevóbest of all
    во всём ми́реvo vsjom míreall over the world
    и́зо всех силízo vsex silwith all one’s might
    по всей стране́po vsej stranéthroughout the country
    при всём томpri vsjóm tomfor all that
  2. everything, all
  3. everybody, everyone
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Usage notes[edit]

весь (vesʹ) and its various forms can be used both as adjectives and as pronouns. As adjectives, the forms of весь (vesʹ) correspond roughly to the English adjectives all and every. When used as pronouns, все (vse) means everyone, and всё (vsjo) means everything or all. For example,

  • Он сидит за компьютером весь день. - He sits at the computer all day.
  • Они съели всю еду. - They ate all the food.
  • Мы обошли все магазины. - We went to all the stores.
  • Почти все были на концерте. - Almost everyone was at the concert.
  • Всё хорошо, что хорошо кончается. - All's well, that ends well.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vьsь

Noun[edit]

весь (vesʹf inan (genitive ве́си, nominative plural ве́си, genitive plural весе́й)

  1. (dated, rare) village
    города́ и ве́си
    gorodá i vési
    cities and villages
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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

весь (vesʹ)

  1. second-person singular imperative imperfective of ве́сить (vésitʹ)

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Determiner[edit]

весь (vesʹ)

  1. all, the whole

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