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See also: Blago, благо, and благо-



From French blague.


  • IPA(key): /ˈblaɡo/
  • Hyphenation: bla‧go
  • Rhymes: -aɡo


blago (accusative singular blagon, plural blagoj, accusative plural blagojn)

  1. jocular lie; act of pulling someone's leg
  2. nonsense

Old Spanish[edit]


Semi-learned borrowing from Latin baculum.



blago m (plural blagos)

  1. rod, staff, walking stick
    • c. 1200, Almerich, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 6r.
      viola iuda cubierta e nola cónoçio. E cuedo q́ era putana. E dixol ẏaz comẏgo ¬ dẏxo ella q́ me daras. Acordaró ſe q́l dieſſe uncabrito e diol pénos ſo anẏello. Ela cinta q́ cinnẏa. E el blago q́ tenẏa. en su mano.
      Judah saw her covered and did not recognize her, and he assumed she was a prostitute. And he said to her, “Lay with me”, and she replied, “What will you give me?” They agreed he would give her a young goat, and he pledged her his ring and his girdle and the staff he had in his hand.
    • Idem, f. 23r.
      Sacco moẏſen todos los blagos auiſta de fijos de iſrł. dixo el nŕo ſeńor amoẏſen Torna elblago de aaró delant el teſtamét por guardo lo por ſenal a fijos de isrł ¬ q́dar ſe an ſus q́rellas de ſobre mj e nó morá
      Moses brought out all the staffs in view of of the children of Israel. Our Lord said to Moses, “Put Aaron's staff in front of the Testimony to keep as a sign for the children of Israel, and they will hold back their complaints against me, and they will not die.”


  • Spanish: blago


Etymology 1[edit]

From adjective blag.


  • IPA(key): /blâːɡo/
  • Hyphenation: bla‧go


blȃgo (Cyrillic spelling бла̑го)

  1. mildly, gently

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)


  • IPA(key): /blâɡo/
  • Hyphenation: bla‧go


blȁgo (Cyrillic spelling бла̏го)

  1. (exclamation, dative) expressing satisfaction, encouragement or congratulation about something that has just occurred or was heard from the interlocutor; good for you, good on you
    blago tebi!
    good for you!

Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bolgo


  • IPA(key): /blâːɡo/
  • Hyphenation: bla‧go


blȃgo n (Cyrillic spelling бла̑го)

  1. treasure
  2. cattle
  3. wealth
Derived terms[edit]



From Proto-Slavic *bolgo.



blagọ̑ n

  1. goods
  2. textile, fabric
  3. (archaic) property
  4. (western) cattle


The plural can be either the regular neuter blága or the masculine blagôvi.

Neuter, hard
nom. sing. blago
gen. sing. blaga
singular dual plural
nominative blago blagi blaga
accusative blago blagi blaga
genitive blaga blag blag
dative blagu blagoma blagom
locative blagu blagih blagih
instrumental blagom blagoma blagi

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Further reading[edit]

  • blago”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran