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Old Church SlavonicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *mirъ (peace; world), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *mejHrós (cognates include Old Lithuanian mieras (peace) and Latvian miêrs (peace)), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *mey- (to tie); see also Ancient Greek μίτος (mítos, warp thread), Old Persian 𐎷𐎰𐎼 (mi-θ-r), and Sanskrit मित्र (mitra).[1]

NounEdit

миръ (mirŭm

  1. world
  2. peace

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., Clarendon Press, 1989.

RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

миръ (mirm inan (genitive ми́ра, nominative plural миры́, genitive plural миро́въ)

  1. (obsolete) Pre-1918 spelling of мир (mir): peace.

Usage notesEdit

Not to be confused with міръ (mir), the spelling used for the meaning "world".

DeclensionEdit