жизнь

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Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žiti

Noun[edit]

жизнь ‎(žiznĭf

  1. life

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Church Slavonic жизнь ‎(žiznĭ), from Proto-Slavic *žiti

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

жизнь ‎(žiznʹf inan ‎(genitive жи́зни, nominative plural жи́зни)

  1. life
  2. practice

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • житьё ‎(žitʹjó) (colloquial)
  • житие́ ‎(žitijé) (philosophical, ecclesiastic)
  • жисть ‎(žistʹ) (regional, informal and colloquial humorous)

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