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Etymology edit

Inherited from Old Church Slavonic слово (slovo), from Proto-Slavic *slȍvo (word).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈsɫɔvo]
  • (file)

Noun edit

сло́во (slóvon

  1. word
    Synonym: ду́ма (dúma)
  2. speech, oration
    Synonym: реч (reč)
  3. address (formal act of addressing one's self to a person, formal verbal application to any one, formal statement on some subject or special occasion)
    Synonym: обръще́ние (obrǎšténie)
  4. sermon
    Synonym: про́повед (própoved)

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Macedonian edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *slȍvo (word).

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Noun edit

сло́во (slóvon

  1. (archaic) word
    Synonym: збор (zbor)
  2. (rare) a speech, especially for a ceremonial occasion
    Synonyms: говор (govor), беседа (beseda)
  3. (dialectal) letter (of the alphabet)
    Synonym: буква (bukva)
  4. (religion) homily, sermon
    Synonym: проповед (propoved)

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Further reading edit

  • слово” in Дигитален речник на македонскиот јазик (Digitalen rečnik na makedonskiot jazik) [Digital dictionary of the Macedonian language] − drmj.eu
  • слово” in Официјален дигитален речник на македонскиот јазик (Oficijalen digitalen rečnik na makedonskiot jazik) − makedonski.gov.mk (in Macedonian)
  • слово in Makedonisch Info (germansko-makedonski rečnik, makedonsko-germanski rečnik)

Old Church Slavonic edit

 
слово

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Proto-Slavic *slȍvo (word).

Noun edit

слово (slovon

  1. word, speech, utterance
    1. word
      • ⱄⰾⱁⰲⰵⱄⰰ (leaf 118, line -2)”, in Codex Zographensis [Глаг. 1] (in Old Church Slavonic), National Library of Russia, 1000±33, page Mk:13:31:
        небо ꙇ҅ земл҄ѣ прѣꙇ҅детъ · а꙼ моѣ словеса не прѣꙇ҅дѫтъ ·
        Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.
      • Luke 24:19-20, from Codex Assemanius, 3241900-3241920:
        ꙇ́же бъис꙯ мѫжь пррок꙯ · силенъ дѣломъ и́ словомъ ·
        A man who was a prophet, powerful in deed and word.
    2. the faculty of speech
    3. teaching (something taught)
      • Matthew 7:26, from Codex Marianus:
        и вьсѣкъ слꙑшѧи словеса моѣ си и не творѧи ихъ · оуподобитъ сѧ мѫжѫ боуѭ̑ · ꙇже созъда своѭ храминѫ на пѣсъцѣ ·
        i vĭsěkŭ slyšęi slovesa moě si i ne tvoręi ixŭ · upodobitŭ sę mǫžǫ bujǫ̑ · iže sozŭda svojǫ xraminǫ na pěsŭcě ·
        And everyone hearing these sayings of mine and not doing them is like a foolish man who built his house on sand.
      • John 6:60, from Codex Marianus, 4066010:
        жестоко естъ слово се кто можетъ его слꙋшати ·
        žestoko estŭ slovo se kto možetŭ ego slušati ·
        This is a hard teaching. Who can accept it?
    4. news, rumor, tidings
    5. (Christianity) the Logos
      • early 11th century, Codex Assemanius, John 1:1:
        Исконі бѣ слово [и] слово бѣ ꙋ́ б꙯а · и б꙯ъ бѣ слово ·
        In the beginning was the Word [and] the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
    6. order, commandment
    7. promise, vow
    8. name, appellation
    9. (Old East Church Slavonic, semantic loan from Greek) oracle, item for determining prophetic judgements
      • 1581, Ostrog Bible, Exodus 28.15:
        И҆ да сътвори́ши сло́во сꙋ́дное, дѣ́ло пестрѧ́щаго […]
        And thou shalt make an oracle of judgment, a variegated work […]
    10. (later Church Slavonic) speech, address, oration
  2. written text
    1. homily, sermon
    2. the scriptures or a citation therefrom
  3. mind, reason
    1. reason, cause
      • Ретъко, editor (1025±50?), “слово”, in Codex Suprasliensis (in Old Church Slavonic), page (leaf) 230, line 20:
        чꙿто ѥ слово · что꙯ коварь҆ство · чꙿто ѥ҆ мꙑсль сьнитию̑ ѥ҅го · ѥ҅же въ а҅дъ ·
        What is the reason, what the craft, what is the thought behind his descent into Hell?
    2. (semantic loan from Greek) reason (cognitive faculty)
    3. (semantic loan from Greek) account, reckoning, calculation
    4. (semantic loan from Greek) meaning, signification
    5. (semantic loan from Greek) manner, type, essence
    6. (semantic loan from Hebrew) thing, matter

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Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *slȍvo. Cognates include Old Church Slavonic слово (slovo) and Old Polish słowo.

Pronunciation edit

  • (ca. 9th CE) IPA(key): /ˈslɔʋɔ/
  • (ca. 11th CE) IPA(key): /ˈslɔʋɔ/
  • (ca. 13th CE) IPA(key): /ˈslɔʋɔ/
  • Hyphenation: сло‧во

Noun edit

слово (slovon (diminutive словесьце, related adjective словесьнꙑи)

  1. word
    • 1076, Sviatoslav's izbornik[3], page 2:
      нъ пораꙁоумѣи чьто гл҃ють книгꙑ и словеса та·
      nŭ porazuměi čĭto gl:jutĭ knigy i slovesa ta·
      but understand what the books say and the words, too

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Descendants edit

  • Old Ruthenian: слово (slovo)
  • Russian: сло́во (slóvo)

References edit

  • Sreznevsky, Izmail I. (1912), “слово”, in Матеріалы для Словаря древне-русскаго языка по письменнымъ памятникамъ [Materials for the Dictionary of the Old East Slavic Language Based on Written Monuments]‎[4] (in Russian), volume 3 (Р – Ꙗ и дополненія), Saint Petersburg: Department of Russian Language and Literature of the Imperial Academy of Sciences, column 417

Russian edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Old East Slavic слово (slovo), from Proto-Slavic *slȍvo (word).

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Noun edit

сло́во (slóvon inan (genitive сло́ва, nominative plural слова́, genitive plural слов, relational adjective слове́сный, diminutive слове́чко or словцо́)

  1. word, term
    гру́бое сло́воgrúboje slóvoharsh word
    устаре́вшее сло́воustarévšeje slóvoobsolete word
  2. speech, address
  3. promise
    наруша́ть сло́воnarušátʹ slóvoto break one's word, to go back upon / on one's word (breaking promise or contract)

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Further reading edit

  • слово in Большой толковый словарь, editor-in-chief С. А. Кузнецов – hosted at gramota.ru

Serbo-Croatian edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *slȍvo (word).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /slôʋo/
  • Hyphenation: сло‧во

Noun edit

сло̏во n (Latin spelling slȍvo)

  1. letter (letter of the alphabet)
  2. (figuratively) speech, sermon
  3. (obsolete) word

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Etymology edit

Inherited from Old Ukrainian сло́во n sg (slóvo), from Old East Slavic слово n sg (slovo), from Proto-Slavic *slȍvo n sg (word).

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Noun edit

сло́во (slóvon inan (genitive сло́ва, nominative plural слова́, genitive plural слів, relational adjective слове́сний, diminutive слове́чко or слівце́)

  1. a word
  2. a verbal expression, utterance, or phrase
  3. a speech, presentation, oration
  4. the facility of speech, language, verbal articulation
  5. a literary genre
  6. a promise

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