семья

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Russian[edit]

семья

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic сѣмиꙗ (sěmija, family, household; husband, wife), from Proto-Slavic *sěmьja.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sʲɪˈm⁽ʲ⁾ja]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

семья́ (semʹjáf inan (genitive семьи́, nominative plural се́мьи, genitive plural семе́й, related adjective семе́йный, diminutive семе́йка)

  1. family
    Synonym: семе́йство (seméjstvo)

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Further reading[edit]

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