See also: обитељ

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic обитѣль (obitělĭ), from Proto-Slavic *obitělь, from *obitati +‎ *-ělь. Equivalent to обита́ть (obitátʹ, to inhabit) +‎ -ель (-elʹ).

Cognates include Serbo-Croatian obitelj

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɐˈbʲitʲɪlʲ]
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NounEdit

оби́тель (obítelʹf inan (genitive оби́тели, nominative plural оби́тели, genitive plural оби́телей)

  1. (archaic) abode, dwelling place
    скро́мная оби́тельskrómnaja obítelʹhumble dwelling
  2. (Christianity) cloister, monastery
    мона́шеская оби́тельmonášeskaja obítelʹcommunity of monks

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