мотив

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Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin motivus.

Noun[edit]

мотив (motivm

  1. motive
  2. motif

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Motiv or French motif.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mɐˈtʲif]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

моти́в (motívm inan (genitive моти́ва, nominative plural моти́вы, genitive plural моти́вов)

  1. tune
  2. motive, motif
  3. motive, cause, reason (that which incites to action)

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Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: մոտիվ (motiv)
  • Azerbaijani: motiv
  • Georgian: მოტივი (moṭivi)
  • Ossetian: моти́в (motív)

References[edit]

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

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mǒtiːʋ/
  • Hyphenation: мо‧тив

Noun[edit]

мо̀тӣв f (Latin spelling mòtīv)

  1. motive (incentive to act)
  2. motif

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