blago

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See also: Blago, благо, and благо-

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French blague.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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

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

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From adjective blag.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adverb[edit]

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.)

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Interjection[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

blȃgo n (Cyrillic spelling бла̑го)

  1. treasure
  2. cattle
  3. wealth
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Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bolgo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

blagọ̑ n

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

Inflection[edit]

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