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CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER VE
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Cyrillic г
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в (upper case В)

  1. A letter of the Cyrillic script, called ve.

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в (upper case В)

  1. A letter of the Old Cyrillic script, called vede or vedi.

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Abaza edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Abaza alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Abkhaz edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Abkhaz alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Adyghe edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Adyghe alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Aghul edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Aghul alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Alutor edit

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в (transliteration needed) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Alutor alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Archi edit

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в (w) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The seventh letter of the Archi alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Avar edit

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в (w) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Avar alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Azerbaijani edit

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в (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Azerbaijani alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Bashkir edit

Pronunciation edit

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /w/, (in Russian borrowings) /v/

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Bashkir alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Belarusian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Bulgarian edit

Etymology 1 edit

Pronunciation edit

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): [v]
  • (letter name): IPA(key): [vɤ]
  • (in acronyms): IPA(key): [vɛ]
  • (file)

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Bulgarian alphabet, called въ (v), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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Etymology 2 edit

From Proto-Slavic *vъ(n).

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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): (before vowels and voiceless consonants) /f/, (before voiced consonants) /v/

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в (v)

  1. going inside (of) or within the limits of, into, in, at, to
    влизам в стаята
    vlizam v stajata
    to go into the room
    качвам се в колата
    kačvam se v kolata
    to get in the car
    пристигам в хотела
    pristigam v hotela
    to arrive at the hotel
  2. against, especially with force or violence, into
    Колата се блъсна в дървото.
    Kolata se blǎsna v dǎrvoto.
    The car crashed into the tree.
    Не внимавах и се блъснах в стена.
    Ne vnimavah i se blǎsnah v stena.
    I wasn't careful, and walked into a wall.
  3. used to indicate where something is or where something happens, in, at, on
    в стаята съм
    v stajata sǎm
    to be in the room
    Срещнахме се в училище.
    Sreštnahme se v učilište.
    We met at school.
    пътувам в автобуса/метрото
    pǎtuvam v avtobusa/metroto
    to travel on the bus/tube
  4. used with certain time expressions to say when something happens, at, in, on, during
    в 8 часа
    v 8 časa
    in 8 hours
    в петък
    v petǎk
    on Friday
    в 1988
    v 1988
    in 1988
    в деветнадесетия век
    v devetnadesetija vek
    in/during the nineteenth century
    в това/същото време
    v tova/sǎštoto vreme
    at that/the same time
    в момента
    v momenta
    at the moment
    в един миг
    v edin mig
    momentarily/in a moment
    в началото
    v načaloto
    in the beginning
    в началото на годината
    v načaloto na godinata
    at the beginning of the year
  5. used to indicate a change in state, to, into
    превръщам в камък
    prevrǎštam v kamǎk
    to turn into stone
    превръщам в пепел/прах/развалини
    prevrǎštam v pepel/prah/razvalini
    to reduce to ashes/powder/ruins
    превръщам километри в мили
    prevrǎštam kilometri v mili
    to convert kilometres into miles
  6. used to indicate a state or condition, in, on
    в безсъзнание съм
    v bezsǎznanie sǎm
    to be in a dead faint/to be unconscious
    в движение
    v dviženie
    in motion/on the move
    в добро здравословно състояние
    v dobro zdravoslovno sǎstojanie
    in good health
    в покой
    v pokoj
    in repose/at rest/motionless
    в кома
    v koma
    in a coma
  7. used to show how or in what way something is done, in, at
    плащам в долари/брой
    plaštam v dolari/broj
    to pay in dollars/cash
    меря в километри
    merja v kilometri
    to measure in kilometres
    марширувам в строй
    marširuvam v stroj
    to march in formation
    вървя в крак
    vǎrvja v krak
    to keep in step
    слушам в захлас
    slušam v zahlas
    to listen in a daze
    в галоп/тръс
    v galop/trǎs
    at a gallop/trot
  8. used to indicate the parts forming something, in
    роман в три части
    roman v tri časti
    a novel in three volumes
    филм в два епизода
    film v dva epizoda
    a film in two episodes
  9. used to describe the clothes or the colour of something, in
    облечен в черно/черна риза
    oblečen v černo/černa riza
    dressed in black/a black shirt
    стени, боядисани в синьо
    steni, bojadisani v sinjo
    walls painted blue
  10. used to indicate a sphere where a certain quality is present, at
    Той е много добър в професията си.
    Toj e mnogo dobǎr v profesijata si.
    He is very good at his job.
Usage notes edit

In writing, във is used in front of words starting with в or ф and в is used elsewhere. In speech, в and във are used interchangeably. In writing and in speech, във is also used as a stressed form of в, even before words not beginning with в or ф, as in

Тя е във къщата, а не отвън.
Tja e vǎv kǎštata, a ne otvǎn.
She is in the house, not outside.

In verse, във can also be used in front of words not starting with в or ф in order to maintain the syllable structure of the line.

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Buryat edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Buryat alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Chechen edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The fourth letter of the Chechen alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Chukchi edit

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в (transliteration needed) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Chukchi alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Chuvash edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The fourth letter of the Chuvash alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Crimean Tatar edit

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в (transliteration needed) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Crimean Tatar alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Dargwa edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Dargwa alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Dungan edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Dungan alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Eastern Mari edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Eastern Mari alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Even edit

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в (w) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Even alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Evenki edit

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в (w) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Evenki alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Ingush edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The fourth letter of the Ingush alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Itelmen edit

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в (transliteration needed) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The fourth letter of the Itelmen alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Kabardian edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The fourth letter of the Kabardian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Kalmyk edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The fourth letter of the Kalmyk alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Kazakh edit

Alternative scripts
Arabic ۆ
Cyrillic в
Latin v

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The fourth letter of the Kazakh alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Khakas edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Khakas alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Kumyk edit

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в (w) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Kumyk alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Kyrgyz edit

Pronunciation edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Kyrgyz alphabet, called ве (ve), and written in the Cyrillic script.

Usage notes edit

Only used in words of foreign origin.

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Lezgi edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Lezgi alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Macedonian edit

Etymology 1 edit

Pronunciation edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Macedonian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Etymology 2 edit

Preposition edit

в (v)

  1. Alternative form of во (vo)
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Mongolian edit

Pronunciation edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Mongolian alphabet, called вэ (ve), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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Nivkh edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Nivkh alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Northern Mansi edit

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в (w) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The fourth letter of the Northern Mansi alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Old Church Slavonic edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. A letter of the Old Church Slavonic alphabet, called вѣдѣ (vědě), and written in the Old Cyrillic script.

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Orok edit

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в (transliteration needed) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The fourth letter of the Orok alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Ossetian edit

Pronunciation edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The fourth letter of the Ossetian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Romanian edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Moldovan alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Russian edit

Etymology 1 edit

Pronunciation edit

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): [v], [vʲ], [f]

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Russian alphabet, called вэ (), and written in the Cyrillic script.
Alternative forms edit
  • ѵ (v) (archaic)

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Etymology 2 edit

PIE word
*h₁en

Inherited from Old East Slavic въ (), from Proto-Slavic *vъ(n), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁n̥, zero-grade form of *h₁én.

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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [v] (before vowels and voiced consonants)
  • IPA(key): [f] (before voiceless consonants)
  • IPA(key): [və] (when pausing to think)
  • (file)

Preposition edit

в (v)

  1. [+prepositional]
    1. (location) in, at, on
      Он в теа́треOn v teátreHe’s at (in) the theater.
  2. [+accusative]
    1. (direction) to, into
      Он идёт в теа́трOn idjót v teátrHe’s going to (into) the theater.
    2. (time) at, in, on
      в три часа́v tri časáat three o’clock
      в пя́тницуv pjátnicuon Friday
    3. per
      три ра́за в деньtri ráza v denʹthree times per day
    4. (indicating aim or purpose) for, as
      сказа́ть в шу́ткуskazátʹ v šútkusay as a joke
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Etymology 3 edit

Abbreviation of вольт (volʹt).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [volʲt] (phonetic respelling: вольт)

Noun edit

в (vm inan (indeclinable)

  1. V, volt

Serbo-Croatian edit

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в (lower case, upper case В, Latin spelling v)

  1. The third letter of the Serbo-Croatian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Southern Altai edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Southern Altai alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Tabasaran edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The fourth letter of the Tabasaran alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Tajik edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Tajik alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Tatar edit

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в (w) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The fourth letter of the Tatar alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Tundra Nenets edit

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в () (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Tundra Nenets alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Tuvan edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Tuvan alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Udmurt edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Udmurt alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Ukrainian edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Ukrainian alphabet, called ве (ve), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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Etymology 2 edit

Inherited from Old East Slavic въ (), from Proto-Slavic *vъ(n), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁n̥, zero-grade form of *h₁én.

Preposition edit

в (v)

  1. in, at [+locative] (position)
  2. in, into, to [+accusative] (movement to reach a place and go inside it)
Alternative forms edit
  • у (used before consonants)

Uzbek edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Uzbek alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Western Mari edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The fourth letter of the Western Mari alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Yakut edit

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в (v) (lower case, upper case В)

  1. The third letter of the Yakut alphabet, called вэ (ve), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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