Russian edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *ľubъ. By surface analysis, любить (ljubitʹ, to like) +‎ -ой (-oj). For semantic shift to "whichever" compare Spanish cualquiera.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [lʲʊˈboj]
  • (file)

Determiner edit

любо́й (ljubój)

  1. any, either, whichever one wants

Declension edit