See also: Бог and боғ

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BelarusianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

NounEdit

бог ‎(bohm

  1. god

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BulgarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

бог ‎(bogm ‎(feminine богиня)

  1. god

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MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

бог ‎(bogm

  1. god

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RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

PronunciationEdit

In the nominative singular, the word is usually pronounced /box/ (as if spelled бох) due to Church Slavonic influence. The regular pronunciation /bok/ is used only rarely. In all other case forms, the regular /ɡ/ is more common, but older pronunciations used /ɣ/.

NounEdit

бог ‎(boxm anim ‎(genitive бо́га, nominative plural бо́ги, genitive plural бого́в, feminine боги́ня)

  1. God
  2. god, idol
    бог его́ зна́ет!‎ ― box jevó znájet! ― God only knows!; goodness knows!
    бо́же мой!‎ ― bóže moj! ― oh God!; good gracious!
    бог с ним!‎ ― box s nim! ― Forget him!
    дай бог!‎ ― daj box! ― God willing!; let’s hope so!
    ей-бо́гу!‎ ― jej-bógu! ― really!; really and truly!
    ра́ди бо́га!‎ ― rádi bóga! ― for God’s sake!
    сохрани́ бо́же!‎ ― soxraní bóže! ― God forbid!
    сла́ва бо́гу!‎ ― sláva bógu! ― thank God!

Usage notesEdit

  • Usually not capitalized in Russian in the sense of idol, or when referring to a single god with a polytheistic pantheon. Capitalized in monotheistic sense, such as in Islamic or Christian discourse (see Бог ‎(Box)).

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

бо̑г m ‎(Latin spelling bȏg)

  1. god
  2. (colloquial) idol, god

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UkrainianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

бог ‎(bohm anim ‎(genitive бо́га, nominative plural боги́)

  1. god

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Bilodid I. K., editor (1970–1980), “бог”, in Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy, Kiev: Naukova Dumka
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