азбука

BelarusianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Old East Slavic азъбукꙑ (azŭbuky); borrowed from Old Church Slavonic азъбоукꙑ (azŭbuky), from the names of the first two letters of the Cyrillic alphabet, азъ (azŭ) +‎ боукꙑ (buky), a calque of Ancient Greek ἀλφάβητος (alphábētos).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

а́збука (ázbukaf inan (genitive а́збукі, nominative plural а́збукі, genitive plural а́збук)

  1. alphabet
    Synonym: алфаві́т (alfavít)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • азбука” in Belarusian-Russian dictionaries and Belarusian dictionaries at slounik.org

BulgarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

а́збука (ázbukaf

  1. alphabet
    Synonym: алфави́та (alfavíta)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • азбука in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • азбука in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)

MacedonianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

азбука (azbukaf

  1. alphabet

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • азбука in Makedonisch Info (germansko-makedonski rečnik, makedonsko-germanski rečnik)

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Old East Slavic азъбукꙑ (azŭbuky); borrowed from Old Church Slavonic азъбоукꙑ (azŭbuky), from the names of the first two letters of the Cyrillic alphabet, азъ (azŭ) +‎ боукꙑ (buky), a calque of Ancient Greek ἀλφάβητος (alphábētos)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈazbʊkə]
  • (file)

NounEdit

а́збука (ázbukaf inan (genitive а́збуки, nominative plural а́збуки, genitive plural а́збук, related adjective а́збучный, diminutive а́збучка)

  1. alphabet
    а́збука Мо́рзеázbuka MórzɛMorse code
    а́збука Бра́йляázbuka BrájljaBraille
    слогова́я а́збукаslogovája ázbukasyllabary
    Synonym: алфави́т (alfavít)
  2. ABC book, abecedary; primer
    Synonym: буква́рь (bukvárʹ)
  3. ABC (the rudiments of any subject)
    Synonyms: осно́вы (osnóvy), азы́ (azý)

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From initial names of the first letters of Cyrillic alphabet, az (а) and buki (б).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ǎzbuka/
  • Hyphenation: аз‧бу‧ка

NounEdit

а̀збука f (Latin spelling àzbuka)

  1. (uncountable) alphabet (based on the Cyrillic script)

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UkrainianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Created in Old East Slavic following азъбукы (azŭbuky), borrowed from Old Church Slavonic азъбоукꙑ (azŭbuky), formed from the names of the first two letters in the Cyrillic alphabet, азъ (azŭ) + боукꙑ (buky), a calque of Ancient Greek ἀλφάβητος (alphábētos).

Attested 1627, compare язъбука (jazʺbuka) (17–18th century).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

а́збука (ázbukaf inan (genitive а́збуки, nominative plural а́збуки, genitive plural а́збук)

  1. (dated) alphabet (an ordered set of letters used in a language), especially the old Cyrillic alphabet.
    Synonyms: алфаві́т (alfavít), альфабе́т (alʹfabét), абе́тка (abétka), (dialectal) абе́тло (abétlo)

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