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EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic молитисꙗ (molitisja), from Proto-Slavic *modliti sę (to pray).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [mɐˈlʲit͡sːə]
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VerbEdit

моли́ться (molítʹsjaimpf (perfective помоли́ться)

  1. to pray (to petition a higher being)

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Vasmer (Fasmer), Max (Maks) (1964–1973), “молиться”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv Oleg, Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “молиться”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 539