стихия

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek στοιχεῖον (stoikheîon, entry in a sequence). Technically equivalent to стих (stih, verse) +‎ -ия (-ija).

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стихи́я (stihíjaf

  1. (poetic, uncountable) sphere of interest, proclivity, disposition
    в стихията сиv stihijata siin their own element
  2. uncontrollable natural forcestormwind, hurricane
    Synonyms: фури́я (furíja), ха́ла (hála), вие́лица (viélica), вихру́шка (vihrúška)

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References[edit]

  • стихия in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • стихия in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek στοιχεῖον (stoikheîon).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sʲtʲɪˈxʲijə]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

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. (figurative) force of societal life that does not succumb to control by people or society
  4. (figurative) one's familiar, comfortable, or usual surroundings

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