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BulgarianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *(j)azъ,[1][2][3] from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /as/
  • (file)

PronounEdit

аз (az) (personal)

  1. I; the first-person singular pronoun in the nominative case, used as the subject of a verb.
    Аз съм по-висо́ка от теб.Az sǎm po-visóka ot teb.I am taller than you.
    Аз не гово́ря англи́йски.Az ne govórja anglíjski.I don't speak English.

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mate Kapović, Reconstruction of Balto-Slavic Personal Pronouns (2006)
  2. ^ Georgiev Vl. I., editor (1971), “аз”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume I, Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, page 5
  3. ^ Trubačóv, Oleg, editor (1974), “*azъ”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ slavjanskix jazykov [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), volume 01, Moscow: Nauka, page 100

ChechenEdit

NounEdit

аз (az?

  1. voice

KazakhEdit

Cyrillic аз (az)
Arabic از

AdverbEdit

аз (az)

  1. few, little

MongolianEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

Often paired and contrasted with эз (ez, omen, fate).
Morphologically it looks like the Mongolic defective verb *a- (be) - +‎ (-z) (ᠵᠠ (ǰa) ) suffix, but the semantics are unclear.

NounEdit

аз (az) (Mongolian spelling ᠠᠵᠠ (aǰa))

  1. fortune, luck
Derived termsEdit

OssetianEdit

NounEdit

аз (az)

  1. year

RussianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the pronoun with the same spelling, see below.

NounEdit

аз (azm inan (genitive аза́, nominative plural азы́, genitive plural азо́в)

  1. (archaic) name of the letter А (A)
  2. (plural only) basics, fundamentals
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic азъ (azŭ), Proto-Slavic *(j)azъ

PronounEdit

аз (az)

  1. (archaic, ecclesiastic or ironic) I

See alsoEdit


TajikEdit

Dari Persian از
Iranian Persian
Tajik аз (az)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian 𐭬𐭭(az).

PrepositionEdit

аз (az)

  1. from, since

TatarEdit

AdverbEdit

аз (az)

  1. a bit, slightly