Bulgarian edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *živъ. Compare Sanskrit जीव (jīva).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ʒif]
  • (file)

Adjective edit

жив (živ) (adverb жи́во)

  1. alive, living
  2. lively
  3. brisk, quick
  4. vivid
  5. real

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Derived terms edit

Noun edit

жив (živm (feminine жи́ва)

  1. living person

Declension edit

Macedonian edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *živъ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wós.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

жив (živ) (comparative пожив, superlative најжив, abstract noun живот)

  1. alive
  2. vivacious, lively
  3. An intensifier, comparable to English "a true (X)" or "such an (X)".

Declension edit

Antonyms edit

Russian edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Adjective edit

жив (živ)

  1. short masculine singular of живо́й (živój)

Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Participle edit

жив (živ)

  1. short past adverbial imperfective participle of жить (žitʹ)

Serbo-Croatian edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *živъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *gīˀwás, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wós (alive).

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

жи̑в (definite жи̑вӣ, comparative жи̏вљӣ, Latin spelling žȋv)

  1. live, alive

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Ukrainian edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

жив (žyv)

  1. masculine singular past imperfective of жи́ти (žýty)