земля

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *zemlja, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *źemē, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰéǵʰōm. Compare Polish ziemia, Latvian zeme, Persian زمین ‎(zamin) Latin humus, Ancient Greek χθών ‎(khthṓn)).

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NounEdit

земля́ ‎(zemljáf inan ‎(genitive земли́, nominative plural зе́мли)

  1. earth
  2. land
  3. ground, soil
  4. (antiquated): country
  5. (of Germany) state

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UkrainianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *zemja, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *źemē, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰéǵʰōm.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

земля́ ‎(zemljáf inan ‎(genitive землі́, nominative plural зе́млі)

  1. (uncountable) earth
  2. (uncountable) land
  3. (uncountable) ground, soil
  4. (countable, dated) country
  5. (countable, of Germany) state

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ReferencesEdit

  • земля” 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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