власть

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Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *volstь.

Noun[edit]

власть (vlastĭf

  1. power

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Old Church Slavonic власть (vlastĭ), from Proto-Slavic *volstь. Doublet of во́лость (vólostʹ), the inherited East Slavic form.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [vlasʲtʲ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

власть (vlastʹf inan (genitive вла́сти, nominative plural вла́сти, genitive plural власте́й)

  1. authority, authorities, power
  2. rule, regime
  3. control
  4. (law) force (legal validity)

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References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “власть”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in ru), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv O. N., Moscow: Progress