възраст

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Bulgarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vъzorstь, a deverbial action noun of възраста́ pf (vǎzrastá), възра́ствам impf (vǎzrástvam, to grow up, to mature). Masculine declension reflecting Etymology 2.

Noun[edit]

въ́зраст (vǎ́zrastf or m (related adjective въ́зрастен)

  1. age (duration of being from birth until present)
    Synonyms: връст (vrǎst), (dialectal) по́ра (póra)
    чове́к на въ́зрастčovék na vǎ́zrasta person of age (who has reached adulthood)

Usage notes[edit]

The term is currently a feminine. The masculine gender and declension are archaic.

Declension[edit]
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References[edit]

  • възраст¹ in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • възраст in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)
  • Georgiev Vl. I., editor (1971), “възраст”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 1, Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, page 204

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Church Slavonic въздрастъ (vŭzdrastŭ) (Proto-Slavic *vъzorstъ), a resultant noun of възраста́ pf (vǎzrastá), възра́ствам impf (vǎzrástvam, to grow up, to mature).

Noun[edit]

въ́зраст (vǎ́zrastm (related adjective въ́зрастов)

  1. (archaic) height
    Synonym: ръст (rǎst)
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • възраст² in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • въздрастъ in Исторически речник на Българския език, Sofia Univeristy "St. Clement Ohridsky"