любов

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See also: Любов and љубов

Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Russian любо́вь (ljubóvʹ) (instead of the expected *любъв if it were inherited), from Proto-Slavic *ľuby.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

любо́в (ljubóvf (related adjective любо́вен)

  1. (uncountable) love, attachment, affection
    Synonym: о́бич (óbič)
  2. (countable) love affair, a romance
  3. (countable) a love, a darling, a sweetheart (the object of one’s romantic feelings)
  4. (uncountable) enthusiasm, fervour, zeal
    Synonyms: охо́та (ohóta), жела́ние (želánie)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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

Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Ukrainian любо́въ f (ljubóv, nominative and accusative), from Proto-Slavic *ľubъ̀vь f (accusative of nominative *ľubỳ f).

Cognate with Belarusian любо́ў f (ljubóŭ); Russian любо́вь f (ljubóvʹ); etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [lʲʊˈbɔu̯]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: лю‧бо́в

Noun[edit]

любо́в (ljubóvf inan (genitive любо́ві or любо́ви, uncountable)

  1. (uncountable) love (strong affection)
    Synonym: коха́ння (koxánnja)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]