хлеб

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See also: хљеб

Belarusian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic хлѣбъ (xlěbŭ), from Proto-Slavic *xlěbъ, from Proto-Germanic *hlaibaz. Compare Gothic 𐌷𐌻𐌰𐌹𐍆𐍃 (hlaifs).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [xlʲep]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

хлеб (xljebm inan (genitive хле́ба, nominative plural хлябы́, genitive plural хлябо́ў)

  1. bread, loaf

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • хлеб” in Belarusian-Russian dictionaries and Belarusian dictionaries at slounik.org

Russian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic хлѣбъ (xlěbŭ), from Proto-Slavic *xlěbъ, from Proto-Germanic *hlaibaz, of unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun 1[edit]

хлеб (xlebm inan (genitive хле́ба, nominative plural хле́бы, genitive plural хле́бов, related adjective хле́бный, diminutive хле́бушек or хле́бец)

  1. bread
  2. loaf
  3. (Saint Petersburg) black bread, rye bread
    Antonym: (Saint Petersburg) бу́лка (búlka)

Declension[edit]

Noun 2[edit]

хлеб (xlebm inan (genitive хле́ба, nominative plural хлеба́, genitive plural хлебо́в, related adjective хле́бный)

  1. (usually in the plural) grain
    ве́тер колы́шет хлеба́véter kolýšet xlebáthe grain sways in the wind
  2. (figuratively) living
    фотогра́фиямой хлебfotográfija — moj xlebphotography is my living

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *xlěbъ, from Proto-Germanic *hlaibaz. Compare Gothic 𐌷𐌻𐌰𐌹𐍆𐍃 (hlaifs).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

хле̏б m (Latin spelling hlȅb)

  1. bread
  2. loaf (of bread)
  3. circled shape of bread

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