люд

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Common Slavonic form which was also the etymon of Old Church Slavonic людъ (ljudŭ). It is related to Old Russian людиѥ (ljudije) and Old Church Slavonic людиє (ljudie) at some ancient time. It is cognate with Lithuanian liaudis (people), Latvian ļaudis (people), German Leute (people), Ancient Greek ἐλεύθερος (eleutheros), Latin līber, līberī.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

лю́д (ljúdm inan (collective noun, no plural)

  1. people, folk

Usage notesEdit

The word люд, which is a collective noun, is a separate word from люди.

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Last modified on 23 October 2013, at 18:32