люди

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Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*h₁lewdʰ-

From Proto-Slavic *ljudъ, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁lewdʰ- ‎(men, people). Compare English lede, Old Norse lýðir ‎(people) (Icelandic lýður), Gothic 𐌻𐌹𐌿𐌸𐍃 ‎(liuþs), German Leute, Ancient Greek ἐλεύθερος ‎(eleútheros), Latin līber, līberī.

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лю́ди ‎(ljúdim anim pl ‎(genitive люде́й, plurale tantum) (plural of челове́к ‎(čelovék))

  1. people
    то́лпы люде́й‎ ― tólpy ljudéj ― crowds of people

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Noun[edit]

лю́ди ‎(ljúdim anim pl

  1. nominative plural of челове́к ‎(čelovék)