лев

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lьvъ. Compare also sense of currency to Romanian leu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

лев ‎(levm

  1. lev (the Bulgarian currency)
  2. (archaic) lion (mammal)

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Macedonian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

лев ‎(lev) ‎(not comparable)

  1. left

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lьvъ, likely a borrowing from a Germanic language (ultimately from Latin leo).

Noun[edit]

лев ‎(levm anim ‎(genitive льва, nominative plural львы)

  1. lion
    све́тский лев‎ ― svétskij lev ― (lit.: "society lion", dated idiom) person of high society, who enjoys great success in it
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Borrowing from Bulgarian лев ‎(lev), a variant of лъв ‎(lǎv) (“lion”).

Noun[edit]

лев ‎(levm inan ‎(genitive ле́ва, nominative plural ле́вы)

  1. (numismatics) lev (currency of Bulgaria)
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Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

лев ‎(lev)

  1. short masculine singular of ле́вый ‎(lévyj)

Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lьvъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

лев ‎(levm anim ‎(genitive ле́ва, nominative plural ле́ви)

  1. lion

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • лев” in Ivan Bilodid (editor-in-chief) (1970–1980), Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Dictionary of the Ukrainian language], in 11 vols, Kiev: Naukova Dumka