See also: луд

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Russian людиѥ(ljudije) and Old Church Slavonic людиє(ljudie), from Proto-Slavic *ljudъ, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁lewdʰ-(men, people). Cognate with Lithuanian liaudis(people), Latvian ļaudis(people), German Leute(people), Ancient Greek ἐλεύθερος(eleútheros), Latin līber, līberī.

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NounEdit

люд ‎(ljudm inan ‎(genitive лю́да, uncountable) (collective noun, no plural)

  1. people, folk
    ме́лкий городско́й люд‎ ― mélkij gorodskój ljud ― the petty townfolk
    крестья́нский люд‎ ― krestʹjánskij ljud ― peasant folk, country folk

Usage notesEdit

The word люд, which is a collective noun, is a separate word from люди.

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