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Etymology 1Edit

по- (po-) +‎ мочь (močʹ)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [pɐˈmot͡ɕ]
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  • Rhymes: -ot͡ɕ

VerbEdit

помо́чь (pomóčʹpf (imperfective помога́ть)

  1. to help (+ dative)
    Я хочу́ тебе́ помо́чь.Ja xočú tebé pomóčʹ.I want to help you.
  2. to aid, to assist (+ dative)
  3. to avail (+ dative)
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Etymology 2Edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *pomoťь. Doublet of по́мощь (pómoščʹ), a borrowing from Old Church Slavonic.

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NounEdit

по́мочь (pómočʹf inan (genitive по́мочи, nominative plural по́мочи, genitive plural по́мочей)

  1. (usually plural) belt, tape, or restraint to hold, support, or suspend something or someone (also figurative)
  2. (usually plural) suspenders (US), braces (Britain)
  3. (historical) (usually plural) leading-string
  4. (obsolete or regional) a gathering of friends and neighbors to help in some project (such as a quilting bee, a barn-raising bee)
  5. (obsolete or regional) synonymous with по́мощь (pómoščʹ): help, assistance, aid, support
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