свобода

BulgarianEdit

NounEdit

свобо́да (svobódaf

  1. freedom (not being imprisoned or enslaved)

Old Church SlavonicEdit

NounEdit

свобода (svobodaf

  1. freedom

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *svoboda (freedom). It has a variant in Old Russian слобода (sloboda). Common Slavonic *sveboda is related to Old Church Slavonic свобьство (svobĭstvo), собьство (sobĭstvo), where *svobь is from *svojь (see свой (svoj), свойство (svojstvo)). Cognate with German Schwaben, Latin and English Suebi.

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NounEdit

свобо́да (svobódaf inan (genitive свобо́ды, nominative plural свобо́ды)

  1. freedom, liberty
    Пока́ есть госуда́рство, нет свобо́ды. Когда́ бу́дет свобо́да, не бу́дет госуда́рства. (Влади́мир Ле́нин)Poká jestʹ gosudárstvo, net svobódy. Kogdá búdet svobóda, ne búdet gosudárstva. (Vladímir Lénin) — While the State exists, there can be no freedom. When there is freedom there will be no State. (Vladimir Lenin)

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Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 01:59