межа

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From Proto-Slavic *meďa.

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межа́ (mežáf inan (genitive межи́, nominative plural межи́ or ме́жи, genitive plural меже́й or меж)

  1. abutment, abuttal, boundary, margin, division (as in land plots)
    • Лев Толстой, Хозяин и работник 1895
      но чёрное э́то бы́ло не неподви́жно, а всё шевели́лось, и бы́ло не дере́вня, а вы́росший на меже́ высо́кий чернобы́льник
      no čórnoje éto býlo ne nepodvížno, a vsjó ševelílosʹ, i býlo ne derévnja, a výrosšij na mežé vysókij černobýlʹnik
      that black (thing), however, was not motionless but all too fluttering, and it was not the village but mugwort grown tall at the margin

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Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *meďa.

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Noun[edit]

межа́ (mežáf inan (genitive межі́, nominative plural ме́жі)

  1. bound, limit
  2. border, delimitation
  3. boundary, frontier

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