благо

See also: Благо and благо-

BulgarianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *bolgo, a nominalization of благ (blag, gentle, kind) +‎ (-o).

NounEdit

бла́го (blágon

  1. good, weal
    Synonym: добро́ (dobró)
    за бла́гото наza blágoto nafor the good of
  2. (poetic) blessing
DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From благ (blag, gentle, kind) +‎ (-o)

AdverbEdit

бла́го (blágo) (comparative по́-бла́го, superlative на́й-бла́го)

  1. gently, nobly

InterjectionEdit

бла́го (blágo)

  1. good, fine

ReferencesEdit

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

MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bolgo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

благо (blagon

  1. good, blessing, benefit

InflectionEdit


RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic благо (blago). Displaced the inherited East Slavic form бо́лого (bólogo), from Old East Slavic болого (bologo), бологъ (bologŭ), from Proto-Slavic *bolgъ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈbɫaɡə]
  • (file)

NounEdit

бла́го (blágon inan (genitive бла́га, nominative plural бла́га, genitive plural благ)

  1. (poetic) good, blessing, benefit
  2. (economics) good

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

бла́го (blágo)

  1. short neuter singular of благо́й (blagój)

ConjunctionEdit

бла́го (blágo)

  1. (colloquial) since, now that
    по́льзуйтесь слу́чаем, бла́го вы здесь
    pólʹzujtesʹ slúčajem, blágo vy zdesʹ
    use the opportunity since you are here
  2. (colloquial) the more so because

ReferencesEdit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “благо”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From adjective blag.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /blâːɡo/
  • Hyphenation: бла‧го

AdverbEdit

бла̑го (Latin spelling blȃgo)

  1. mildly, gently

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /blâɡo/
  • Hyphenation: бла‧го

InterjectionEdit

бла̏го (Latin spelling blȁgo)

  1. (exclamation, dative) expressing satisfaction, encouragement or congratulation about something that has just occurred or was heard from the interlocutor; good for you, good on you
    благо теби!
    good for you!

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Slavic *bolgo

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /blâːɡo/
  • Hyphenation: бла‧го

NounEdit

бла̑го n (Latin spelling blȃgo)

  1. treasure
  2. cattle
  3. wealth
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

UkrainianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *bolgo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

бла́го (bláhon inan (genitive бла́га, nominative plural бла́га, genitive plural благ)

  1. goodness, happiness
  2. (plural only) wealth, benefits

DeclensionEdit

InterjectionEdit

бла́го (bláho)

  1. good, fine