жито

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *žito.

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Noun[edit]

жи́то (žíton (related adjective жи́тен)

  1. (singularonly) wheat
  2. (singularonly) wheat kernel
  3. (plural only) wheat field
  4. (singularonly) grain

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Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žito (grain, corn).

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Noun[edit]

жито (žiton (related adjective житен)

  1. grain, cereal

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Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žito (grain, corn), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *geiˀta, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷeyh₃tom, from *gʷeyh₃-.

Noun[edit]

жито (žiton

  1. grain
    • from the Homily against the Bogumils, 1794-1796:
      бо би велѣлъ богъ не дѣлати чловѣкомъ то бꙑлиѥ жито би раждало и лѣсъ грозниѥ.
      bo bi velělŭ bogŭ ne dělati člověkomŭ to bylije žito bi raždalo i lěsŭ groznije.
      If God had ordered men not to work, plants would grow grain and woods grapes.

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Russian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *žito (grain, corn), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *geiˀta, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷeyh₃tom, from *gʷeyh₃-.

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Noun[edit]

жи́то (žíton inan (genitive жи́та, nominative plural жи́та, genitive plural жит)

  1. grain (any unground grain, such as rye, wheat, buckwheat, millet, barley, maize, oats)
  2. (dated or regional, Belarus or Ukraine) rye
    Synonym: рожь (rožʹ)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žito (grain, corn), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *geiˀta, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷeyh₃tom, from *gʷeyh₃-.

Noun[edit]

жи̏то n (Latin spelling žȉto)

  1. wheat
  2. koliva

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Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Ukrainian жито (žito), from Proto-Slavic *žito (grain, corn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈʒɪtɔ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

жи́то (žýton inan (genitive жи́та, uncountable, related adjective жи́тній)

  1. rye

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