See also: Бог and боғ

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BelarusianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

NounEdit

бог (bohm

  1. god

DeclensionEdit

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BulgarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

бог (bogm (feminine богиня)

  1. god

InflectionEdit


MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

бог (bogm

  1. god

InflectionEdit


RussianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bogъ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [box] (phonetic respelling: бох)
  • IPA(key): [bok] (not recommended)
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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 and is not recommended. 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. It is sometimes 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