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лихва

BulgarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ли́хва (líhvaf

  1. (finance) interest (the price paid for obtaining, or price received for providing, money or goods in a credit transaction, calculated as a fraction of the amount or value of what was borrowed)

InflectionEdit


Old Church SlavonicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Gothic 𐌻𐌴𐌹𐍈𐌰 (leiƕa).

NounEdit

лихва (lixvaf

  1. interest

DescendantsEdit


RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

лихва́ (lixváf inan

  1. (dated) interest, profit (still used in expressions)
    отплати́ть с лихво́йto repay with interest

DeclensionEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic [script needed] (lixva) (Russian лихва́ (lixvá), Polish lichwa).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lîxʋa/
  • Hyphenation: лих‧ва

NounEdit

ли̏хва f (Latin spelling lȉhva)

  1. usury

DeclensionEdit

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