жизнь

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Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Noun[edit]

жизнь (žiznĭf

  1. life

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old East Slavic жизнь (žiznĭ), from Proto-Slavic *žiznь. Synchronically analyzable as жить (žitʹ) +‎ -знь (-znʹ). Cognates include Old Church Slavonic жизнь (žiznĭ), Old Polish żyźń.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʐɨzʲnʲ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

жизнь (žiznʹf inan (genitive жи́зни, nominative plural жи́зни, genitive plural жи́зней, related adjective жи́зненный, diminutive жи́знюшка)

  1. life
  2. practice
    претворя́ть/претвори́ть в жизнь/де́лоpretvorjátʹ/pretvorítʹ v žiznʹ/déloto realize, to implement, to carry out, to put into practice

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