мочь

RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [mot͡ɕ]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ot͡ɕ

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *moťi, from Proto-Indo-European *megʰ-, whence English might. Cognate to Ancient Greek μῆχος (mêkhos, means, remedy) and Proto-Germanic *maganą (to be able, may).

VerbEdit

мочь (močʹimpf (perfective смочь)

  1. (intransitive) can, be able to
  2. may
    мо́жет бытьmóžet bytʹmaybe
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imperfective

perfective

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Slavic *moťь, from Proto-Indo-European *mógʰtis, *megʰ- (to allow, be able, help). Cognate to Proto-Germanic *mahtiz and its descendants like English might.

Doublet of мощь (moščʹ), a borrowing from Old Church Slavonic.

NounEdit

мочь (močʹf inan (genitive мо́чи, nominative plural мо́чи, genitive plural мо́чей)

  1. power, might
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