Old Church Slavonic edit

 
страсть

Etymology edit

From Proto-Slavic *strastь, morphologically страдати (stradati, to suffer) +‎ -ть (-tĭ).

Noun edit

страсть (strastĭf

  1. suffering, anguish, torment
    • from the Life of Good King Wencelaus:
      книги ѡ родѣ и ѡ страсти свѧтаго кнѧзѧ вѧчеслава
      knigi o rodě i o strasti svętago knęzę vęčeslava
      A book about the family and suffering of the holy prince Wenceslaus
    • ⱄⱅⱃⰰⱄⱅⱐⰿⰻ (leaf 4, line -6)”, in Codex Zographensis [Глаг. 1]‎[1] (in Old Church Slavonic), National Library of Russia, 1000±33, page Mt:4:24:
      ꙇ҅ привѣсѧ емꙋ вьсѧ болѧштѧѩ · различьнъꙇми недѫгꙑ · ꙇ҅ страстьми о꙼дръжимꙑ · ꙇ҅ бѣсънꙑѩ · ꙇ҅ мѣсѧчьнꙑѩ зълꙑ недѫгꙑ ꙇ҅мѫштѧ · ꙇ҅ ослабл҄енꙑ жилами · ꙇ҅ ицѣли ѩ ·
      i҅ privěsę emu vĭsę bolęštęję · različĭnŭimi nedǫgy · i҅ strastĭmi o꙼drŭžimy · i҅ běsŭnyję · i҅ měsęčĭnyję zŭly nedǫgy i҅mǫštę · i҅ oslablʹeny žilami · i҅ icěli ję ·
      And they brought unto him all that were sick, holden with divers diseases and torments, possessed with demons, and epileptic, and palsied; and he healed them.
  2. martyrdom (death as a martyr)
  3. passion, painfully strong emotion

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References edit

  • Miklosich, Franz (1850) Lexicon linguae Slovenicae. Veteris dialecti[2], Vienna
  • Бояджиев, Андрей (2016) Старобългарска читанка[3], София

Russian edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *strastь.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [strasʲtʲ]
  • (file)

Noun edit

страсть (strastʹf inan (genitive стра́сти, nominative plural стра́сти, genitive plural страсте́й)

  1. passion; obsession
  2. strong love (between people)
  3. strong obsession with, attraction to some activity
  4. the subject of someone's passion
  5. (religion, in the plural) horror; suffering
    В "Стра́стях по Иоа́нну" И. С. Ба́ха
    V "Strástjax po Ioánnu" I. S. Báxa
    In J.S. Bach's "St John's Passion"
  6. (in the plural) horror (story)
    Что за стра́сти ты расска́зываешь!
    Što za strásti ty rasskázyvaješʹ!
    Quite a horror story that are you telling me!

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Adverb edit

страсть (strastʹ)

  1. (colloquial) very, awfully

References edit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) “страсть”, in Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress

Ukrainian edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *strastь.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

страсть (strastʹf inan (genitive стра́сті or стра́сти, nominative plural стра́сті, genitive plural страсте́й)

  1. (Christianity, also in the plural) church service during the evening of the Maundy Thursday
  2. passion (a strong feeling); obsession
  3. strong love (between people, especially carnal)
  4. strong obsession with, attraction to some activity

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