вещь

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See also: вѣщь

Old Church Slavonic[edit]

вещь

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *veťь.

Noun[edit]

вещь (veštĭf

  1. thing, matter, object
    • from Vita Constantini, 0400700-0400810:
      философе, хотѣхь оувѣдѣти, что ѥсть философиа? онꙿ же скоромь оумомь рече абꙇе: божꙇимь и чловѣчьскꙑмь вещемь разꙋмь
      filosofe, xotěxĭ uvěděti, čto jestĭ filosofia? onꙿ že skoromĭ umomĭ reče abꙇe: božꙇimĭ i člověčĭskymĭ veštemĭ razumĭ
      Philosopher, I wish to learn what philosophy is. With his quick mind, he replied immediately: The knowledge of matters divine and human
  2. nature, essence
    • from the Homily against the Bogumils, 242-243:
      коумири бо камѣни и дрѣвѣни сѫще вещиѭ не видѧтъ ни слꙑшѧтъ
      kumiri bo kaměni i drěvěni sǫšte veštijǫ ne vidętŭ ni slyšętŭ
      for idols are made of wood and stone, and of their nature neither hear nor see
  3. material good, property, possession

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Descendants[edit]

  • Bulgarian: вещ (vešt)
  • Old East Slavic: вещь (veščĭ)

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic вещь (veščĭ), borrowed from Old Church Slavonic вещь (veštĭ), from Proto-Slavic *veťь.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [vʲeɕː]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

вещь (veščʹf inan (genitive ве́щи, nominative plural ве́щи, genitive plural веще́й, related adjective вещево́й, diminutive вещи́ца or вещи́чка)

  1. thing, object
  2. things, belongings, goods, stuff

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