въпреки

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Bulgarian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Church Slavonic въпрѣкꙑ (vŭprěky), from въ (, in) + прѣкꙑ (prěky, across), from Proto-Slavic *реr-kъ, whose first element comes from Proto-Indo-European *preh₂- and is thus cognate with English for. Cognates include Russian вопреки́ (voprekí) (borrowed from the same Old Church Slavonic word), Bulgarian пря́ко (prjáko, straight), and Russian поперёк (poperjók, across).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

въ́преки (vǎ́preki)

  1. in spite of, despite, notwithstanding, contrary to