область

Old Church SlavonicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *obolstь.

NounEdit

область ‎(oblastĭf

  1. power, jurisdiction

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Old Church Slavonic область ‎(oblastĭ), from Proto-Slavic *obolstь. Displaced native Old East Slavic оболость ‎(obolostĭ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

о́бласть ‎(óblastʹf inan ‎(genitive о́бласти, nominative plural о́бласти)

  1. region, oblast, province
  2. sphere, field (area of knowledge)

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • область in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv
  • область” in Pavel Černyx (1999), Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 2 vols (3rd ed.), Moscow: Publishing House "Russian Language", volume 1, page 586

UkrainianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *obolstь.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

о́бласть ‎(óblastʹf inan ‎(genitive о́бласті, nominative plural о́бласті)

  1. province, region, territory
  2. sphere (of influence etc.)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • область” in Ivan Bilodid (editor-in-chief) (1970–1980), Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Dictionary of the Ukrainian language], in 11 vols, Kiev: Naukova Dumka
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