мера

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See also: меря and мэра

Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *mě̀ra, a doublet of мя́ра (mjára) and moderation. Spread into the Standard language from a Western dialect.

Noun[edit]

ме́ра (méraf (related adjective ме́рен)

  1. measure, extent
  2. (dialectal) measuring pot that contains a unit of volume /liter, pint, gallon, etc./
  3. (poetic) fate, destiny
    Synonyms: съдба (sǎdba), доля (dolja), орисия (orisija)
    мера според мераmera spored merawhatever Fate has to bring
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  • мя́ра (mjára)Eastern dialects
  • мера́ (merá)Northwestern dialects
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish مرعی‎ / مرعا(merʼa) (whence Turkish mera (grassland)), from Arabic مَرْعًى(marʕan).

Noun[edit]

мера́ (meráf

  1. (historical, dialectal) field that is free to be used for pasture
    Synonyms: землище (zemlište), пасище (pasište)
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Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *mě̀ra.

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Noun[edit]

мера (meraf (related adjective мерен)

  1. degree, extent
  2. moderation

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Mariupol Greek[edit]

Times of day
Previous: пирно́с (pirnós)
Next: спе́ра (spjéra)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἡμέρα (hēméra). Cognates include Greek ημέρα (iméra), μέρα (méra).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmʲera/
  • Hyphenation: ме‧ра

Noun[edit]

ме́ра (mjéraf (Greek spelling μέρα)

  1. day
  2. afternoon

Declension[edit]

Declension of ме́ра
singular plural
nominative ме́ра (mjéra) ме́рис (mjéris)
oblique ме́ра (mjéra) ме́рис (mjéris)
*) Some dialects don't use the oblique plural form, instead using the nominative plural.

References[edit]

  • A. A. Diamantopulo-Rionis; D. L. Demerdzhi; A. M. Davydova-Diamantopulo; A. A. Shapurma; R. S. Kharabadot; D. K. Patricha (2006) Румейско-русский и русско-румейский словарь пяти диалектов греков Приазовья, Mariupol, →ISBN, page 130
  • G. A. Animica; M. P. Galikbarova (2013) Румеку глоса[1], Donetsk, page 83

Russian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *mě̀ra.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmʲerə]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ме́ра (méraf inan (genitive ме́ры, nominative plural ме́ры, genitive plural мер, diminutive ме́рка)

  1. (dated) A dry measure approximately equal to one pood of seeds, usually equated with the chetverik, standardized in 1902 as 26.239 liters.
  2. measure
  3. degree, extent, limit
    знать ме́руznatʹ méruto know when to stop
  4. measure, step, action
  5. way

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *mě̀ra.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mêra/
  • Hyphenation: ме‧ра

Noun[edit]

ме̏ра f (Latin spelling mȅra)

  1. measure
  2. dimension, size
  3. rate
  4. degree
  5. extent
  6. unit

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