тварь

Old Church SlavonicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *tvarь.

NounEdit

тварь (tvarĭf

  1. creation
    • from the Homily against the Bogumils, 1095-1100:
      како бо хотѧтъ комоу бꙑти мили и тьмами страждѫтъ диꙗвола творьца нарицаѭще чловѣкомъ и вьсеи твари божии?
      kako bo xotętŭ komu byti mili i tĭmami straždǫtŭ dijavola tvorĭca naricajǫšte člověkomŭ i vĭsei tvari božii?
      How could they deserve any compassion, even if a host of them suffer, when they claim the devil as creator of mankind and all the divine creation?

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RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic тварь (tvarĭ, item, object, creation), from Proto-Slavic *tvarь.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [tvarʲ]
  • (file)

NounEdit

тварь (tvarʹf anim (genitive тва́ри, nominative plural тва́ри, genitive plural тва́рей)

  1. creature, being, animal, beast, monster
  2. (derogatory) someone mean, vile, worthless

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