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. (numismatics) lev (currency of Bulgaria)
  2. (archaic) lion (mammal)
    Synonym: лъв (lǎv) (modern)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • лев in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • лев in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)

Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

лев (lev) (not comparable)

  1. left
  2. leftist

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Russian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [lʲef]
  • (file)

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, related adjective льви́ный)

  1. lion
    све́тский лев (dated, idiom)svétskij levperson of high society, who enjoys great success in it (literally, “society lion”)
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Related terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Kildin Sami: левв (lʹevv)
  • Ossetian: лев (lev)
  • Veps: lev

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed 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)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

лев (lev)

  1. short masculine singular of ле́вый (lévyj)

Ukrainian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lьvъ.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. lion
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Bulgarian лев (lev), a variant of лъв (lǎv, lion).

Noun[edit]

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

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

References[edit]

  • лев in Bilodid I. K., editor (1970–1980) Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy, Kiev: Naukova Dumka
  • лев in Horox (slovozmina)
  • лев in Slovnyk - portal ukrajinsʹkoji movy ta kulʹtury