живот

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *životъ (compare Old Church Slavonic животъ(životŭ), Russian живо́т(živót), Czech, Slovak, and Serbo-Croatian život), probably from a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wo-teh₂ (compare Lithuanian gyvatà(life), Sanskrit जीवित(jīvitá), Avestan gayo (accusative ǰyātum) "life"), Ancient Greek bíotos, Latin vīta, Old Irish bethu, bethad, Welsh bywyd), ultimately from *gʷeih₃w-(to live), compare *gʷih₃wós(alive). Related to живея(živeja, to live).

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Noun[edit]

живот ‎(živótm

  1. (countable) life
  2. (uncountable) vitality, energy
  3. (countable) lifetime
  4. (countable) biography
  5. (uncountable) existence, the world in general
  6. (countable) a style of life, living
  7. (countable) cost of living, a person's means of supporting himself, livelihood
  8. (uncountable) real life, reality
  9. (uncountable) agreement, harmony

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Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *životъ.

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живот ‎(životm

  1. life

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *životъ (compare Old Church Slavonic животъ(životŭ), Bulgarian живот(život), Czech, Slovak, and Serbo-Croatian život), probably from a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wo-teh₂ (compare Lithuanian gyvatà(life), Sanskrit जीवित(jīvitá), Avestan gayo (accusative ǰyātum) "life"), Ancient Greek bíotos, Latin vīta, Old Irish bethu, bethad, Welsh bywyd), ultimately from *gʷeih₃w-(to live), compare *gʷih₃wós(alive). Related to жить(žitʹ, to live).

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живо́т ‎(živótm inan ‎(genitive живота́, nominative plural животы́, genitive plural живото́в)

  1. belly, stomach
  2. (archaic) life

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *životъ (compare Old Church Slavonic животъ(životŭ), Bulgarian and Russian живот(život), Czech, Slovak život), probably from a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wo-teh₂ (compare Lithuanian gyvatà(life), Sanskrit जीवित(jīvitá), Avestan gayo (accusative ǰyātum) "life"), Ancient Greek bíotos, Latin vīta, Old Irish bethu, bethad, Welsh bywyd), ultimately from *gʷeih₃w-(to live), compare *gʷih₃wós(alive). Related to живети(to live).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒǐʋot/
  • Hyphenation: жи‧вот

Noun[edit]

жѝвот m ‎(Latin spelling žìvot)

  1. life

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