естество

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic естьство (estĭstvo), which is a calque of Ancient Greek οὐσία (ousía). By surface analysis, есть (jestʹ, there is) +‎ -ество́ (-estvó).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [(j)ɪsʲtʲɪstˈvo]

Noun[edit]

естество́ (jestestvón inan (genitive естества́, uncountable)

  1. nature, essence

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