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бѣда

Old Church SlavonicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *běda, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeydʰ-. Cognate to Proto-Germanic *bīdaną, Ancient Greek πείθω (peíthō), Latin foedus.

NounEdit

бѣда (bědaf

  1. need, necessity
  2. distress

RussianEdit

NounEdit

бѣда́ (bědáf inan (genitive бѣды́, nominative plural бѣ́ды)

  1. (obsolete) Pre-1918 spelling of беда (beda).

DeclensionEdit