успение

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Macedonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

успение (uspenien

  1. (Christianity) assumption

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Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic усъпение (usŭpenie, falling asleep; a sleep; death; religious feast day). Calque of Ancient Greek κοίμησις (τῆς Θεοτόκου) (koímēsis (tês Theotókou), Dormition (of the Mother of God)). Synchronically analysable as у- (u-) +‎ спать (spatʹ, sleep) +‎ -е́ние (-énije, -tion).

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Noun[edit]

успе́ние (uspénijen inan (genitive успе́ния, nominative plural успе́ния, genitive plural успе́ний)

  1. (in Eastern Orthodoxy) Dormition, Assumption

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