власть

Old Church SlavonicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *volstь.

NounEdit

власть (vlastĭf

  1. power
  2. province (Old East Church Slavonic)

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Old Church Slavonic власть (vlastĭ), from Proto-Slavic *volstь. Doublet of во́лость (vólostʹ), the inherited East Slavic form.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [vlasʲtʲ]
  • (file)

NounEdit

власть (vlastʹf inan (genitive вла́сти, nominative plural вла́сти, genitive plural власте́й)

  1. authority, authorities, power
  2. rule, regime
  3. control
  4. (law) force (legal validity)

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DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: վլաստ (vlast)

ReferencesEdit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “власть”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress