дума

BulgarianEdit

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дума (dúmaf

  1. word (unit of language)
  2. word, account (the thing one talks about)
  3. word, talk, conversation
  4. word, promise, pledge
  5. word, say, opinion, verdict
  6. the right to speak, floor

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MacedonianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *duma (thought).

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NounEdit

дума (dumaf

  1. (regional) word (unit of language)
  2. (regional) thought
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Etymology 2Edit

From Russian дума (dúma), ultimately from Proto-Slavic *duma (thought).

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NounEdit

дума (dumaf

  1. duma (Russian legislature)
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RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ду́ма (dúmaf inan

  1. thought, meditation
  2. duma (Russian legislature)

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UkrainianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *duma (thought, care, council), from Germanic, possibly Proto-Germanic *dōmaz (judicial decision, act, thought), Gothic 𐌳𐍉𐌼𐍃 (dōms, judgment, act, thought), 𐌳𐍉𐌼𐌹𐌰𐌽 (dōmian, to judge), 𐌳𐍉𐌼 (dōm, council, thought). Also compare modern German -tum, English -dom, doom.

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NounEdit

ду́ма (dúmaf inan (genitive ду́ми, nominative plural ду́ми)

  1. A thought, meditation, idea.
  2. A sung epic poem, of a type invented by Ukrainian Cossacks in the 16th century; a ballad, elegy.

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Derived termsEdit

  • думка (diminutive)
  • dumka (English)

Related termsEdit

  • думати

ReferencesEdit

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