слухати

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Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the noun слух ‎(slux, hearing), from Proto-Slavic *sluxъ ‎(hearing), originally meaning “what is spoken, what can be heard, rumour”, from *slūti ‎(to be named, to talk over, to follow news), influenced by forms such as *směxъ ‎(laughter), from *směj- ‎(to laugh), *smě- ‎(to laugh) and *spěxъ ‎(hurry), from *spě-ti ‎(to hurry).

Compare Russian слух ‎(slux, hearing, rumour, news), слушать ‎(slúšat’, to listen, to attend), Belarusian слухаць ‎(slúxac’), Old East Slavic слоухъ ‎(sluxŭ), слоушати ‎(slušati), Old Church Slavonic слоухъ ‎(sluxŭ), слоушати ‎(slušati).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

слу́хати ‎(slúxaty?

  1. to listen, to hear
  2. to pay attention to, to attend to

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References[edit]

  • Melʹnyčuk O. S., editor (1982–2012), “слух”, in Etymolohičnyj slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Etymological Dictionary of the Ukrainian Language] (in Ukrainian), Kiev: Naukova Dumka