кърмя

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *kъrmiti (to nourish). By surface analysis, кърма (kǎrma, breast milk) +‎ (-ja).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɤrmʲɐ]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

къ́рмя (kǎ́rmja) first-singular present indicativeimpf

  1. (transitive) to suckle, to breastfeed, to nurse
    Synonym: доя (doja)
  2. (transitive, dated) to nourish, to feed
  3. (transitive, figurative) to bring up, to agitate (ideas, desires, feelings)

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References[edit]

  • кърмя”, in Речник на българския език [Dictionary of the Bulgarian Language] (in Bulgarian), Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2014
  • Georgiev, Vladimir I., editor (1986), “кърмя”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 3 (крес¹ – мѝнго¹), Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Pubg. House, page 213