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See also: жребии

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RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic жрѣбии (žrěbii), from Proto-Slavic *žerbьjь. Doublet of же́ребей (žérebej), the inherited East Slavic form.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

жре́бий (žrébijm inan (genitive жре́бия, nominative plural жре́бии, genitive plural жре́биев)

  1. lot
  2. fate, destiny

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

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