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BulgarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

лев (levm

  1. lev (the Bulgarian currency)
  2. (archaic) lion (mammal)

InflectionEdit


MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

лев (lev) (not comparable)

  1. left
  2. leftist

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AntonymsEdit


RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

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)

  1. lion
    све́тский лев (dated, idiom)svétskij levperson of high society, who enjoys great success in it (literally, “society lion”)
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

 
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Borrowing 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

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *lьvъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

лев (levm anim (genitive ле́ва, nominative plural ле́ви)

  1. lion

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Bilodid I. K., editor (1970–1980), “лев”, in Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy, Kiev: Naukova Dumka