мера

See also: меря and мэра

BulgarianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *mě̀ra, a doublet of мя́ра (mjára) and moderation (moderation). Spread into the Standard language from a Western dialect.

NounEdit

ме́ра (méraf (related adjective ме́рен)

  1. measure, extent
  2. (dialectal) measuring pot that contains a unit of volume /liter, pint, gallon, etc./
  3. (poetic) fate, destiny
    Synonyms: съдба (sǎdba), доля (dolja), орисия (orisija)
    мера според мераmera spored merawhatever Fate has to bring
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Alternative formsEdit
  • мя́ра (mjára)Eastern dialects
  • мера́ (merá)Northwestern dialects
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish مرعی‎ / مرعا(merʼa) (whence Turkish mera (grassland)), from Arabic مَرْعًى(marʿan).

NounEdit

мера́ (meráf

  1. (historical, dialectal) field that is free to be used for pasture
    Synonyms: землище (zemlište), пасище (pasište)
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MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *mě̀ra.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

мера (meraf (related adjective мерен)

  1. degree, extent
  2. moderation

DeclensionEdit


Mariupol GreekEdit

Times of day
Previous: пирно́с (pirnós)
Next: спе́ра (spjéra)

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἡμέρα (hēméra). Cognates include Greek ημέρα (iméra), μέρα (méra).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmʲera/
  • Hyphenation: ме‧ра

NounEdit

ме́ра (mjéraf (Greek spelling μέρα)

  1. day
  2. afternoon

DeclensionEdit

Declension of ме́ра
singular plural
nominative ме́ра (mjéra) ме́рис (mjéris)
oblique ме́ра (mjéra) ме́рис (mjéris)
*) Some dialects don't use the oblique plural form, instead using the nominative plural.

ReferencesEdit

  • A. A. Diamantopulo-Rionis; D. L. Demerdzhi; A. M. Davydova-Diamantopulo; A. A. Shapurma; R. S. Kharabadot; D. K. Patricha (2006) Румейско-русский и русско-румейский словарь пяти диалектов греков Приазовья, Mariupol, →ISBN, page 130
  • G. A. Animica; M. P. Galikbarova (2013) Румеку глоса[1], Donetsk, page 83

RussianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *mě̀ra.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmʲerə]
  • (file)

NounEdit

ме́ра (méraf inan (genitive ме́ры, nominative plural ме́ры, genitive plural мер, diminutive ме́рка)

  1. (dated) A dry measure approximately equal to one pood of seeds, usually equated with the chetverik, standardized in 1902 as 26.239 liters.
  2. measure
  3. degree, extent, limit
    знать ме́руznatʹ méruto know when to stop
  4. measure, step, action
  5. way

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *mě̀ra.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mêra/
  • Hyphenation: ме‧ра

NounEdit

ме̏ра f (Latin spelling mȅra)

  1. measure
  2. dimension, size
  3. rate
  4. degree
  5. extent
  6. unit

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