доба

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Bulgarian[edit]

Noun[edit]

доба (dóbaf (definite добата)

  1. (uncountable) time

Usage notes[edit]

Always preceded by adjective (тъмна, късна etc.) or demonstrative pronoun.


Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *doba.

Noun[edit]

доба (dobaf (uncountable)

  1. age
  2. time

Inflection[edit]


Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *doba (time). Cognate with Serbo-Croatian doba/доба and Bulgarian доба (doba).

Noun[edit]

доба (dobaf

  1. use, advantage

Further reading[edit]

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

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *doba (time).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dôːba/
  • Hyphenation: до‧ба

Noun[edit]

до̑ба n (Latin spelling dȏba)

  1. time
  2. age, epoch, era

Declension[edit]