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

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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 день‎ ― vesʹ denʹ ― all day; all day long
    весь гря́зный‎ ― vesʹ grjáznyj ― dirty all over, all dirty
    весь в снегу́‎ ― vesʹ v snegú ― covered with snow
    всего́‎ ― vsevó ― in all; altogether; sum total
    всего́ хоро́шего‎ ― vsevó xoróševo ― all the best; good luck
    лу́чше всего́‎ ― lúčše vsevó ― best of all
    во всём ми́ре‎ ― vo vsjom míre ― all over the world
    и́зо всех сил‎ ― ízo vsex sil ― with all one’s might
    по всей стране́‎ ― po vsej strané ― throughout the country
    при всём том‎ ― pri vsjóm tom ― for 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)

  1. (dated, rare) village
    города́ и ве́си
    gorodá i vési
    cities and villages
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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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