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Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic врѣмѧ ‎(vrěmę). The so-called н-declension of this and a dozen other similar neuter nouns stems from the fact that the word-final -я was the nasal vowel Ѧ, ѧ (little yus) in Old Church Slavonic, resulting in the -ен- before all the case endings in the modern language. Compare Old East Slavic веремя ‎(veremja), which is a regular East Slavic reflex of Late Proto-Slavic *vermę by means of pleophony, as opposed to liquid metathesis which occurred in Old Church Slavonic to resolve closed syllable.



вре́мя ‎(vrémjan inan ‎(genitive вре́мени, nominative plural времена́)

  1. time
    вре́мя го́даvrémja góda ― season
    во вре́мяvo vrémja ― during
    в настоя́щее вре́мяv nastojáščeje vrémja ― at present
    в ско́ром вре́мениv skórom vrémeni ― soon
    в то же вре́мяv to že vrémja ― at that same time
    за после́днее вре́мяza poslédneje vrémja ― recently
    вре́мя от вре́мениvrémja ot vrémeni ― from time to time
    ско́лько вре́мени?skólʹko vrémeni? ― how long?; what time is it?
    по ме́стному вре́мениpo méstnomu vrémeni ― (by) local time
    в режи́ме реа́льного вре́мениv režíme reálʹnogo vrémeni ― (in) real time
  2. weather
  3. (grammar) tense



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