стихия

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Borrowing from Ancient Greek στοιχεῖον (stoikheîon).

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стихи́я (stixíjaf inan (genitive стихи́и, nominative plural стихи́и, genitive plural стихи́й)

  1. element (one of the four classical elements of Ancient Greek philosophy)
  2. elemental force of nature, and their spheres of influence
  3. (figuratively) force of societal life that does not succumb to control by people or society
  4. (figuratively) one's familiar, comfortable, or usual surroundings

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