правда

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Macedonian[edit]

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правда (pravdaf

  1. justice

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old East Slavic правьда (pravĭda), from Proto-Slavic *pravьda, derived from Proto-Slavic *pravъ (compare пра́вый (právyj)) plus an unclear suffix. Cognate with Ukrainian пра́вда (právda, truth), Belarusian пра́ўда (práŭda, truth), Old Church Slavonic правьда (pravĭda, justice, truth), Bulgarian пра́вда (právda, justice, truth, livestock capital), Serbo-Croatian пра̑вда (justice, truth, controversial matter), Slovene prȃvda (regulation, law, court case), Czech pravda (truth), Slovak pravda (truth), Polish prawda (truth), Upper Sorbian prawda (truth), Lower Sorbian pšawda (truth). Compare derived adjective пра́ведный (právednyj).

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пра́вда (právdaf inan (genitive пра́вды, nominative plural пра́вды, genitive plural правд)

  1. truth
    В «Пра́вде» нет изве́стий, а в «Изве́стиях» нет пра́вды.V “Právde” net izvéstij, a v “Izvéstijax” net právdy.In Pravda there is no news, and in Izvestia there is no truth. (a familiar pun)
    По пра́вде сказа́ть, я случа́йно за су́тки не при́нял лека́рства.Po právde skazátʹ, ja slučájno za sútki ne prínjal lekárstva.To tell (you) the truth, by accident, I didn't take my medicine for 24 hours.
    Ну пра́вда же?Nu právda že?Really? (in a rhetorical sense)
    по пра́вде говоря́po právde govorjáto tell the truth

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пра́вда (právda)

  1. sure enough, indeed, actually, as a matter of fact, in point of fact
  2. (interrogative) is that so?

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пра́вда (právda)

  1. though, however, but
  2. admittedly

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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пра̑вда f (Latin spelling prȃvda)

  1. justice

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Ukrainian[edit]

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пра́вда (právdaf inan (genitive пра́вди, nominative plural пра́вди)

  1. truth

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