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BulgarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *žęďa.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

жажда (žáždaf (definite жаждата, vocative form жаждо)

  1. thirst
    умирам от жажда - umíram ot žážda - to die for a drink
    изпитвам жажда - izpítvam žážda - to be thirsty, to fell/suffer thirst
  2. lust, craving
    жажда за наука - žážda za naúka - lust for knowledge

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RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic жѩжда (žjęžda), from Proto-Slavic *žęďa.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

жа́жда (žáždaf inan (genitive жа́жды, nominative plural жа́жды, genitive plural жажд)

  1. thirst
  2. craving
    жажда знанийžažda znanijthirst for knowledge, hunger for knowledge
    жажда кровиžažda kroviblood lust

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ReferencesEdit

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