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EtymologyEdit

Related to, and possibly derived from, осно́ва (osnóva) (unless the latter is a deverbal). Cognate with Serbo-Croatian osnòvati / осно̀вати.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɐsnɐˈvatʲ]
  • (file)

VerbEdit

основа́ть (osnovátʹpf (imperfective осно́вывать)

  1. to found, to establish
  2. to base upon, to build upon

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