молва

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Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic мълва (mŭlva), from Proto-Slavic *mъlva; cognates include Old Church Slavonic млъва (mlŭva, noise, mourning), Ukrainian мо́ва (móva, language), Belarusian мо́ва (móva, language), Polish mowa (language), Bulgarian мълва́ (mǎlvá, rumour), Czech mluva.

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Noun[edit]

молва́ (molváf inan (genitive молвы́, uncountable)

  1. rumour/rumor, talk, hearsay

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References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “молва”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress