начало

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old East Slavic начѧло ‎(načęlo), from Proto-Slavic *načędlo.

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

  1. beginning, commencement, onset, start
    в начале 80-х годов‎ ― v načale 80-x godov ― in 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)