владеть

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic владѣти (vladěti), from Proto-Slavic *volděti (to rule). Compare the inherited doublet володе́ть (volodétʹ).

Cognate to Latin valeō, valēre, German walten.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [vlɐˈdʲetʲ]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

владе́ть (vladétʹimpf (perfective завладе́ть) (+ instrumental)

  1. to own, to possess, to be master of, to be in possession of
  2. to govern, to control
  3. to master, to manage, to wield
    свобо́дно владе́ть тру́дным языко́мsvobódno vladétʹ trúdnym jazykómto wield a difficult language easily

Conjugation[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

  • Kildin Sami: владье (vladʹje)

References[edit]

  • Vasmer (Fasmer), Max (Maks) (1964–1973), “владеть”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv Oleg, Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “владеть”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 156