See also: меря and мэра

Bulgarian edit

Etymology 1 edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *mě̀ra, a doublet of мя́ра (mjára) with western pronunciation.

Noun edit

ме́ра (méraf

  1. (dialectal) Alternative form of мя́ра (mjára)
  2. (poetic) fate, lot, destiny
    мера според мераmera spored merawhatever Fate has to bring
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References edit

  • мера”, in Речник на българския език [Dictionary of the Bulgarian Language] (in Bulgarian), Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2014
  • Georgiev, Vladimir I., editor (1986), “ме́ра”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 3 (крес¹ – мѝнго¹), Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Pubg. House, page 740

Etymology 2 edit

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

Noun edit

мера́ (meráf

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

  • мера”, in Речник на българския език [Dictionary of the Bulgarian Language] (in Bulgarian), Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2014
  • мера”, in Речник на българския език [Dictionary of the Bulgarian Language] (in Bulgarian), Chitanka, 2010
  • Georgiev, Vladimir I., editor (1986), “мера́²”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 3 (крес¹ – мѝнго¹), Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Pubg. House, page 741

Macedonian edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *mě̀ra.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

мера (meraf (relational adjective мерен)

  1. degree, extent
  2. moderation

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Mariupol Greek edit

Times of day
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Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmʲɛrɐ]
  • Hyphenation: ме‧ра

Noun edit

ме́ра (mjéraf

  1. day
  2. afternoon

Declension edit

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.

References edit

  • A. A. Diamantopulo-Rionis with D. L. Demerdzhi, A. M. Davydova-Diamantopulo, A. A. Shapurma, R. S. Kharabadot, and 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

Russian edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *mě̀ra.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmʲerə]
  • (file)

Noun edit

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-Croatian edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *mě̀ra.

Pronunciation edit

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

Noun edit

ме̏ра f (Latin spelling mȅra)

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

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