See also: Бог, богъ, and боғ

BelarusianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Old Belarusian богъ (boh), from Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

бог (bohm pers (genitive бо́га, nominative plural багі́, genitive plural баго́ў, feminine багі́ня, related adjective бо́жы or бо́скі, diminutive бажо́к)

  1. god
    бо́жа мой!bóža moj!oh my god!

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

BulgarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

бог (bogm (feminine боги́ня, related adjective бо́жи or бо́жески)

  1. god → the God (in monotheism) / male deity (in polytheism)
    Synonym: (in Muslim theology) алла́х (alláh)
    ма́ли богmáli boglittle god (in the context of Christianity: Jesus Christ)
    целомъ́дрий богcelomǎ́drij bogall-wise god
    всеопроща́ващ богvseoproštávašt bogall-forgiving god
    за бо́гаza bógafor God's sake
    с на́ми Богs námi BogGod with us
    Сла́ва Бо́гу!Sláva Bógu!Thank God! (literally, “Glory to God!”)
    Помилу́й Бо́же / Сми́ли се нам Бо́же!Pomilúj Bóže / Smíli se nam Bóže!Oh God, be merciful / have mercy on us!
    дай Бо́же / да да́ва Богdaj Bóže / da dáva BogOh God, let it happen
    дал Бог ...dal Bog ...given ... by God

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [bɔk]
  • (file)

NounEdit

бог (bogm (feminine богиња, related adjective божји or божествен)

  1. god

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

RussianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [box] (phonetic respelling: бох)
  • (file)
  • IPA(key): [bok] (rare, proscribed)
  • In the nominative singular, the word is usually pronounced /box/ due to Church Slavonic influence. The regular pronunciation /bok/ is used only rarely (mostly for pagan deities) and is not recommended. In all other case forms, the regular /ɡ/ is now more common, though /ɣ/ was formerly used.

NounEdit

бог (boxm anim (genitive бо́га, nominative plural бо́ги, genitive plural бого́в, feminine боги́ня, related adjective бо́жий or бо́жеский or боже́ственный, diminutive божо́к)

  1. God
  2. god, idol
    бог его́ зна́етbox jevó znájetGod (only) knows; goodness knows
    бо́же мойbóže mojoh my God
    бог с нимbox s nimforget it/him
    дай богdaj boxGod willing
    ей-бо́гуjej-bógureally!; by God!; honest to God
    ра́ди бо́гаrádi bógafor God’s sake
    сохрани́ бо́жеsoxraní bóžeheaven help; heaven preserve; God forbid
    сла́ва бо́гуsláva bóguthank God

Usage notesEdit

  • Usually not capitalized in Russian in the sense of idol, or when referring to a single god with a polytheistic pantheon. It is normally capitalized in monotheistic sense, such as in Christian or Islamic discourse (see Бог (Box)), except for some common set expressions[1].

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Д. Э. Розенталь; Е. В. Джанджакова (1999), “III. Употребление прописных букв, §21”, in Справочник по правописанию, произношению, литературному редактированию (in Russian), Moscow: ЧеРо

RusynEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

NounEdit

бог (boh)

  1. god

Further readingEdit


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

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

бог (bohm pers (genitive бо́га, nominative plural боги́, genitive plural богі́в, feminine боги́ня, related adjective бо́жий or божи́стий or бо́жеський or боже́ственний, diminutive божо́к)

  1. god

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