мера

See also: меря and мэра

BulgarianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

ме́ра (méraf

  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
DeclensionEdit
Alternative formsEdit
  • мя́ра (mjára) (Eastern dialects)
  • мера́ (merá) (Northwestern dialects)
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • мера in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • Georgiev Vl. I., editor (1986), “ме́ра¹”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 3, Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, page 740
  • Georgiev Vl. I., editor (1986), “ме́ра²”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 3, Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, page 740
  • Georgiev Vl. I., editor (1986), “мера́¹”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 3, Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, page 741

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)
DeclensionEdit
Alternative formsEdit
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • мера in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • мера in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)
  • Georgiev Vl. I., editor (1986), “мера́²”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 3, Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, page 741

MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *mě̀ra

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

мера (meraf

  1. degree, extent
  2. moderation

InflectionEdit


RussianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *mě̀ra

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmʲerə]
  • (file)

NounEdit

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

  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
  4. measure, step, action
  5. way

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


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

DeclensionEdit