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), Proto-Slavic *volstь. Cognate to native Russian волость (volostʹ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

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

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