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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *mъlva, Old Church Slavonic мълва (mŭlva, noise, mourning). Cognates include Polish mowa, Russian молва́ (molvá), Czech mluva.

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NounEdit

мова (móvaf inanimate

  1. language

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UkrainianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *mъlva, Old Church Slavonic мълва (mŭlva, noise, mourning). Cognates include Polish mowa, Russian молва́ (molvá), Czech mluva.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

мо́ва (móvaf inan (genitive мо́ви, nominative plural мо́ви)

  1. language (system of communication using words or symbols)
    • 1955, Панас Мирний, V, 314:
      Найбільше і найдорожче добро в кожного народу — це його мова.
      Najbilʹše i najdorožče dobro v kožnoho narodu — ce joho mova.
      The greatest and most valuable good in every nation — is its language.
  2. (grammar) speech

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ReferencesEdit

  • Bilodid I. K., editor (1970–1980), “мова”, in Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy, Kiev: Naukova Dumka