вместо

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

в (v) +‎ мя́сто (mjásto)

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

вме́сто (vmésto)

  1. instead of

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Russian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From в- (v-, in) +‎ ме́сто (mésto, place). Originated in the early 17th century, where it can be seen in legal documents as a change from в (v) + genitive noun + ме́сто (mésto) ("in [something's] place") to вме́сто (vmésto) + genitive noun ("instead [of something]").

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈvmʲestə]
  • (file)

Preposition[edit]

вме́сто (vmésto) (+ genitive case)

  1. instead of
    Synonym: на сме́ну (na sménu)
    вме́сто того́, что́бы пойти́vmésto tovó, štóby pojtíinstead of going

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Descendants[edit]

  • Ingrian: mesto