начало

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *načędlo.

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Noun[edit]

нача́ло (načálon

  1. beginning, start
  2. source, origin
  3. (usually plural) principle, rule
    по нача́лоpo načáloas a rule
  4. element, quality, essential feature
  5. (plural only) basis
    на доброво́лни нача́лаna dobrovólni načálaon a voluntary basis

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  • начало in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • начало in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)

Russian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old East Slavic начѧло (načęlo), from Proto-Slavic *načędlo. Synchronically analyzable as нача́ть (načátʹ) +‎ -ло (-lo), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ken- (new, fresh), whence English recent and ceno-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nɐˈt͡ɕaɫə]
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Noun[edit]

нача́ло (načálon inan (genitive нача́ла, nominative plural нача́ла, genitive plural нача́л)

  1. beginning, commencement, onset, start
    в нача́ле 80-х годо́вv načále 80-x godóvin the early 1980s
  2. source, origin
  3. (plural) principles, basis, basics
  4. command, authority
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Verb[edit]

на́чало (náčalo)

  1. neuter singular past indicative perfective of нача́ть (načátʹ)