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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

  • Fasmer, Maks (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

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