лев

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See also: Лев

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]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lěvъ, from Proto-Indo-European *leh₂iwo-. Cognate to Latin laevus, Greek λαιός ‎(laiós).

Adjective[edit]

лев ‎(lev) ‎(not comparable)

  1. left
  2. leftist

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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, genitive plural львов)

  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]

Russian Wikipedia has an article on:

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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, genitive plural ле́вов)

  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

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References[edit]

  • Bilodid I. K., editor (1970–1980), “лев”, in Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy, Kiev: Naukova Dumka