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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, genitive plural областе́й)

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

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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