See also: хљеб

Belarusian edit

Etymology edit

From Old East Slavic хлѣбъ (xlěbŭ), from Proto-Slavic *xlěbъ, from Proto-Germanic *hlaibaz. Compare Gothic 𐌷𐌻𐌰𐌹𐍆𐍃 (hlaifs).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [xlʲep]
  • (file)

Noun edit

хлеб (xljebm inan (genitive хле́ба, nominative plural хлябы́, genitive plural хлябо́ў)

  1. bread, loaf

Declension edit

References edit

  • хлеб” in Belarusian–Russian dictionaries and Belarusian dictionaries at slounik.org

Russian edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Old East Slavic хлѣбъ (xlěbŭ), from Proto-Slavic *xlěbъ, from Proto-Germanic *hlaibaz, of unknown origin.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

хлеб (xlebm inan (genitive хле́ба, nominative plural хле́бы, genitive plural хле́бов, relational adjective хле́бный, diminutive хле́бушек or хле́бец)

  1. bread
  2. loaf
  3. (Saint Petersburg) black bread, rye bread
    Antonym: (Saint Petersburg) бу́лка (búlka)

Declension edit

Noun edit

хлеб (xlebm inan (genitive хле́ба, nominative plural хлеба́, genitive plural хлебо́в, relational adjective хле́бный)

  1. (usually in the plural) grain
    ве́тер колы́шет хлеба́véter kolýšet xlebáthe grain sways in the wind
  2. (figurative) food, subsistence, living (cf. breadwinner)
    Раньше мы зарабатывали на хлеб, продавая яблоки.Ranʹše my zarabatyvali na xleb, prodavaja jabloki.We used to make a living by selling apples.
    фотогра́фиямой хлебfotográfija — moj xlebphotography is my living

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Descendants edit

  • Mandarin: 列巴 (lièbā) > 大列巴 (dàlièbā) (Northeastern Mandarin)
  • Russenorsk: klæba

Serbo-Croatian edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *xlěbъ, from Proto-Germanic *hlaibaz. Compare Gothic 𐌷𐌻𐌰𐌹𐍆𐍃 (hlaifs).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

хле̏б m (Latin spelling hlȅb, diminutive хлѐпчић, relational adjective хле̏бни)

  1. bread
  2. loaf (of bread)
  3. circled shape of bread

Declension edit