Bulgarian

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Etymology

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From Proto-Slavic *sila, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *séiˀlāˀ.

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  • IPA(key): [ˈsiɫɐ]
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си́ла (sílaf

  1. strength, force, forcefulness
  2. power, might
    Synonym: мощ (mošt)
  3. intensity, vehemence
  4. energy, vigour, stamina
    Synonym: енергия (energija)
  5. force, violence
    Synonym: насилие (nasilie)
  6. (law) effect, force, validity
  7. (military) forces, powers, troops (only in the plural)

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Macedonian

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *sila, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *séiˀlāˀ. Cognate to Lithuanian siela (soul, spirit).

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сила (silaf (relational adjective силен)

  1. force
  2. strength

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Old Church Slavonic

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Etymology

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From Proto-Slavic *sila (strength, force), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *séiˀlāˀ.

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сила (silaf

  1. power, force
  2. virtue, strength
  3. miracle

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Descendants

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  • Bulgarian: сила (sila)
  • Czech: síla
  • Polish: siła
  • Russian: си́ла (síla)
  • Serbo-Croatian: sila
  • Slovak: sila
  • Slovene: sila

Russian

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Etymology 1

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *sila, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *séiˀlāˀ. Cognates include Lithuanian síela.

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си́ла (sílaf inan (genitive си́лы, nominative plural си́лы, genitive plural сил, relational adjective силово́й, augmentative си́лища)

  1. strength
    в си́луv sílubecause of
    и́зо всех силízo vsex silwith all one's might
    не в си́лахne v sílaxunable
    не по си́ламne po sílambeyond one’s strength
    свои́ми си́ламиsvoími sílamiby oneself
    сил нетsil netawfully; to be dying for; to be crazy about
  2. force
  3. power, might
    лошади́ная си́лаlošadínaja sílahorsepower
  4. vigor
  5. intensity
  6. efficacy
  7. energy
  8. volume
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Etymology 2

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  • сила́: IPA(key): [sʲɪˈɫa]
  • си́ла: IPA(key): [ˈsʲiɫə]

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сила́ (silán inan

  1. genitive singular of сило́ (siló)

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си́ла (sílan inan pl

  1. nominative/accusative plural of сило́ (siló)

Serbo-Croatian

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *sila, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *séiˀlāˀ.

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  • IPA(key): /sîla/
  • Hyphenation: си‧ла

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си̏ла f (Latin spelling sȉla)

  1. force
  2. strength
  3. power
  4. violence

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  • сила” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Ukrainian

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Etymology

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From Old Ukrainian сила (sila), from Old East Slavic сила (sila), from Proto-Slavic *sila, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *séiˀlāˀ.

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си́ла (sýlaf inan (genitive си́ли, nominative plural си́ли, genitive plural сил)

  1. force
  2. strength, vigour

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