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бог

See also: Бог and боғ

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

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, feminine боги́ня)

  1. God
  2. god, idol
    бог его́ зна́ет!God only knows!; goodness knows!
    бо́же мой!oh God!; good gracious!
    бог с ним!Forget him!
    дай бог!God willing!; let’s hope so!
    ей-бо́гу!really!; really and truly!
    ра́ди бо́га!for God’s sake!
    сохрани́ бо́же!God forbid!
    сла́ва бо́гу!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.

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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

  • бог” in Ivan Bilodid (editor-in-chief) (1970–1980), Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Dictionary of the Ukrainian language], in 11 vols, Kiev: Naukova Dumka