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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἀλφάβητος (alphábētos). The pronunciation with stress on the second syllable comes directly from the Greek, while the pronunciation with stress on the third syllable was altered, possibly by analogy to French, and gained prestige. Compare Ukrainian алфа́віт (alfávit).

PronunciationEdit

  • алфави́т: IPA(key): [ɐlfɐˈvʲit]
  • (nonstandard) алфа́вит: IPA(key): [ɐlˈfavʲɪt]
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NounEdit

алфави́т or алфа́вит (alfavít or alfávitm inan (genitive алфави́та or алфа́вита, nominative plural алфави́ты or алфа́виты, genitive plural алфави́тов or алфа́витов)

  1. alphabet
  2. (dated) dictionary

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