See also: Лев

BulgarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *lьvъ. Compare also sense of currency to Romanian leu.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

лев (levm

  1. (numismatics) lev (currency of Bulgaria)
  2. (archaic) lion (mammal)
    Synonym: лъв (lǎv) (modern)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • лев in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • лев in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)

MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *lěvъ, from Proto-Indo-European *leh₂iwo-. Cognate to Latin laevus, Greek λαιός (laiós).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

лев (lev) (no comparative)

  1. left
  2. leftist

DeclensionEdit

AntonymsEdit


RussianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [lʲef]
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *lьvъ, likely a borrowing from a Germanic language, ultimately from Latin leo.

NounEdit

лев (levm anim (genitive льва, nominative plural львы, genitive plural львов, related adjective льви́ный)

  1. lion
    све́тский лев (dated, idiom)svétskij levperson of high society, who enjoys great success in it (literally, “society lion”)
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Kildin Sami: левв (lʹevv)
  • Ossetian: лев (lev)
  • Veps: lev

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Bulgarian лев (lev), a variant of лъв (lǎv, lion).

NounEdit

лев (levm inan (genitive ле́ва, nominative plural ле́вы, genitive plural ле́вов)

  1. (numismatics) lev (currency of Bulgaria)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

AdjectiveEdit

лев (lev)

  1. short masculine singular of ле́вый (lévyj)

UkrainianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *lьvъ.

NounEdit

лев (levm animal (genitive ле́ва, nominative plural ле́ви, genitive plural ле́вів)

  1. lion
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Bulgarian лев (lev), a variant of лъв (lǎv, lion).

NounEdit

лев (levm inan (genitive ле́ва, nominative plural ле́ви, genitive plural ле́вів)

  1. (numismatics) lev (currency of Bulgaria)
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • лев in Bilodid, I. K., editor (1970–1980) Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy, Kiev: Naukova Dumka
  • лев in Horox (slovozmina)
  • лев in Slovnyk - portal ukrajinsʹkoji movy ta kulʹtury