дума

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дума (dúmaf

  1. word (unit of language)
  2. word, account (the thing one talks about)
  3. word, talk, conversation
  4. word, promise, pledge
  5. word, say, opinion, verdict
  6. the right to speak, floor

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From Proto-Slavic *duma (thought).

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дума (dumaf (plural думи)

  1. (regional) word (unit of language)
  2. (regional) thought
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From Russian дума (dúma), ultimately from Proto-Slavic *duma (thought).

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дума (dumaf (uncountable)

  1. duma (Russian legislature)
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Russian[edit]

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ду́ма (dúmaf inan

  1. thought, meditation
  2. duma (Russian legislature)

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Ukrainian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *duma (thought, care, council), from Germanic, possibly Proto-Germanic *dōmaz (judicial decision, act, thought), Gothic 𐌳𐍉𐌼𐍃 (dōms, judgment, act, thought), 𐌳𐍉𐌼𐌹𐌰𐌽 (dōmian, to judge), 𐌳𐍉𐌼 (dōm, council, thought). Also compare modern German -tum, English -dom, doom.

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ду́ма (dúmaf inan (genitive ду́ми, nominative plural ду́ми)

  1. A thought, meditation, idea.
  2. A sung epic poem, of a type invented by Ukrainian Cossacks in the 16th century; a ballad, elegy.

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  • дума” in Ivan Bilodid (editor-in-chief) (1970–1980), Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Dictionary of the Ukrainian language], in 11 vols, Kiev: Naukova Dumka