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MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Latin motivus.

NounEdit

мотив (motivm

  1. motive
  2. motif

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RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from German Motiv or French motif.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

моти́в (motívm inan (genitive моти́ва, nominative plural моти́вы, genitive plural моти́вов)

  1. tune
  2. motive, motif
  3. motive, cause, reason (that which incites to action)

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ReferencesEdit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “мотив”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mǒtiːʋ/
  • Hyphenation: мо‧тив

NounEdit

мо̀тӣв f (Latin spelling mòtīv)

  1. motive (incentive to act)
  2. motif

DeclensionEdit