вз-

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See also: воз

Russian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • вс- (vs-) (before a voiceless consonant)
  • взо- (vzo-) (before certain consonant clusters)

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Slavic *vъz-, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *uź-. Cognate with Lithuanian (within, instead of, in return for), Latvian uz (on, to). Further etymology disputed. Compare also воз- (voz-), a borrowing from Old Church Slavonic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

вз- (vz-)

  1. (used with verbs) upwards, up
    взо- (vzo-) + ‎-йти́ (-jtí, to go) → ‎взойти́ (vzojtí, to rise, to ascend)
    вс- (vs-) + ‎ки́нуть (kínutʹ, to throw, cast, fling) → ‎вски́нуть (vskínutʹ, to throw up, to toss up)
  2. (used with verbs) returning, re-

Derived terms[edit]