забота

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See also: заботя

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic зобота (zobota). Cognate with Proto-West Germanic *kapēn (to watch, to look), Proto-Germanic *kōpijaną (to look after, care for).

Compare Ukrainian забо́та (zabóta), Slovene zóbati

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [zɐˈbotə]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

забо́та (zabótaf inan (genitive забо́ты, nominative plural забо́ты, genitive plural забо́т)

  1. care
  2. concern, anxiety, worry, trouble

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References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “забота”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress
  • Kroonen, Guus (2013), “kap(p)on”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN