небо

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See also: нёбо

Macedonian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *nebo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈnɛbɔ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

небо (nebon (plural неба, related adjective небесен)

  1. sky
  2. heaven

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Old Church Slavonic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *nȅbo, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *néba, *nebo, *nebes-, from Proto-Indo-European *nébʰos (cloud).

Noun[edit]

небо (nebon

  1. heaven
  2. sky

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Old East Slavic[edit]

Небо.

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *nȅbo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (ca. 9th CE) IPA(key): /ˈnɛbɔ/
  • (ca. 11th CE) IPA(key): /ˈnʲɛbɔ/
  • (ca. 13th CE) IPA(key): /ˈnʲɛbɔ/
  • Hyphenation: не‧бо

Noun[edit]

небо (nebon

  1. sky
  2. heaven
  3. (Christianity) Heaven

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Descendants[edit]

  • Belarusian: нёба (njóba, palate)
  • Russian: нёбо (njóbo, palate)
  • Rusyn: не́бо (nébo, sky, heaven)
  • Ukrainian: не́бо (nébo, sky, heaven)

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic небо (nebo), from Proto-Slavic *nebo. Doublet of нёбо (njóbo), the inherited East Slavic form.

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Noun[edit]

не́бо (nébon inan (genitive не́ба, nominative plural небеса́, genitive plural небе́с, related adjective небе́сный)

  1. sky
    на не́беna nébein the sky
    копти́ть не́боkoptítʹ néboto waste one's life (lit. to soot the sky)
  2. heaven, firmament
    О́тче наш, су́щий на небеса́х!Ótče naš, súščij na nebesáx!Our Father, who art in heaven!
    ме́жду не́бом и землёйméždu nébom i zemljójbetween heaven and earth; in an uncertain situation
    как не́бо и земля́ / отлича́ться как не́бо от земли́kak nébo i zemljá / otličátʹsja kak nébo ot zemlíworlds apart; like night and day
    быть на седьмо́м не́беbytʹ na sedʹmóm nébeto be in seventh heaven
    превозноси́ть до небе́сprevoznosítʹ do nebésto praise to the skies; to lavish praise on (+ accusative case)
    попа́сть па́льцем в не́боpopástʹ pálʹcem v néboto be wide of the mark
  3. air
    под откры́тым не́бомpod otkrýtym nébomin the open (air); under the open sky
    с не́ба свали́тьсяs néba svalítʹsjato appear out of the blue

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *nebo.

Noun[edit]

не̏бо n (Latin spelling nȅbo)

  1. sky
  2. heaven, firmament
  3. air
  4. atmosphere

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Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *nebo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

не́бо (nébon inan (genitive не́ба, nominative plural небеса́, genitive plural небе́с)

  1. (usually uncountable) sky
  2. (usually uncountable) heaven

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  • The plural is used mostly in poetry and high-register literature and is not used at all in common speech.

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