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Russian ‘мир’

The database knows following meanings of the Russian word ‘мир’:

  • peace
  • quiet, stillness (syn.: ‘мир, покой’)
  • world
  • hist. municipality, parish, commune

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The database has information related to this term for Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Kashubian, Polish, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Lower Sorbian, Upper Sorbian and Ukrainian.

Russian ‘мир’:

  • The Russian meaning ‘peace’ is shared by Belarusian мір, Bosnian mir, Bulgarian мир, Croatian mir, Czech mír, Kashubian mir, Polish mir, Serbian мир, Slovak mier, Slovenian mir, Lower Sorbian měr, Upper Sorbian měr and Ukrainian мир.
  • The Russian meaning ‘quiet, stillness’ is shared by Belarusian мір, Bosnian mir, Bulgarian мир, Croatian mir, Czech mír, Kashubian mir, Polish mir, Serbian мир, Slovak mier, Slovenian mir, Lower Sorbian měr and Ukrainian мир.
  • The Russian meaning ‘world’ is unique.
  • The Russian meaning hist. municipality, parish, commune’ is shared by Czech mír.
  • The meaning ‘authority, prestige’ (not present in Russian ‘мир’, translated as ‘авторитет, уважение’) is attested in Polish mir.

NB: No information yet for Macedonian.

Russian
мир
Meaning:
  1. peace
  2. quiet, stillness
  3. world
  4. hist. municipality, parish, commune
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Belarusian
мір
Meaning in Russian:
  1. мир / peace
  2. мир, покой / quiet, stillness
Russian
мир
Meaning in Bosnian:
  1. mir / peace
  2. mir / quiet, stillness
  3. svijet / world
  4. seoska opština / hist. municipality, parish, commune
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Bosnian
mir
Meaning in Russian:
  1. мир / peace
  2. мир, покой / quiet, stillness
Russian
мир
Meaning:
  1. peace
  2. quiet, stillness
  3. world
  4. hist. municipality, parish, commune
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Bulgarian
мир
Meaning in Russian:
  1. мир / peace
  2. мир, покой / quiet, stillness
Russian
мир
Meaning in Croatian:
  1. mir / peace
  2. mir / quiet, stillness
  3. svijet / world
  4. seoska općina / hist. municipality, parish, commune
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Croatian
mir
Meaning in Russian:
  1. мир / peace
  2. мир, покой / quiet, stillness
Russian
мир
Meaning in Czech:
  1. mír / peace
  2. mír / quiet, stillness
  3. svět / world
  4. mír, občina / hist. municipality, parish, commune
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Czech
mír
Meaning in Russian:
  1. мир / peace
  2. мир, покой / quiet, stillness
  3. мир / hist. municipality, parish, commune
Russian
мир
Meaning in Kashubian:
  1. mir / peace
  2. mir / quiet, stillness
  3. swiat / world
  4. gmina / hist. municipality, parish, commune
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Kashubian
mir
Meaning in Russian:
  1. мир / peace
  2. мир, покой / quiet, stillness
Russian
мир
Meaning in Polish:
  1. mir arch., pokój, zgoda / peace
  2. mir arch., spokój / quiet, stillness
  3. świat / world
  4. gromada, gmina / hist. municipality, parish, commune
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Polish
mir
Meaning in Russian:
  1. мир / peace (arch.)
  2. мир, покой / quiet, stillness
  3. авторитет, уважение / authority, prestige
Russian
мир
Meaning in Serbian:
  1. мир / peace
  2. мир / quiet, stillness
  3. свет / world
  4. сеоска општина / hist. municipality, parish, commune
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Serbian
мир
Meaning in Russian:
  1. мир / peace
  2. мир, покой / quiet, stillness
Russian
мир
Meaning:
  1. peace
  2. quiet, stillness
  3. world
  4. hist. municipality, parish, commune
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Slovak
mier
Meaning in Russian:
  1. мир / peace
  2. мир, покой / quiet, stillness
Russian
мир
Meaning:
  1. peace
  2. quiet, stillness
  3. world
  4. hist. municipality, parish, commune
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Slovenian
mir
Meaning in Russian:
  1. мир / peace
  2. мир, покой / quiet, stillness
Russian
мир
Meaning:
  1. peace
  2. quiet, stillness
  3. world
  4. hist. municipality, parish, commune
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Lower Sorbian
měr
Meaning in Russian:
  1. мир / peace
  2. мир, покой / quiet, stillness
Russian
мир
Meaning:
  1. peace
  2. quiet, stillness
  3. world
  4. hist. municipality, parish, commune
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Upper Sorbian
měr
Meaning in Russian:
  • мир / peace
Russian
мир
Meaning:
  1. peace
  2. quiet, stillness
  3. world
  4. hist. municipality, parish, commune
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Ukrainian
мир
Meaning in Russian:
  1. мир / peace
  2. мир, покой / quiet, stillness

Semasiological Map for *mirъ

*mirъ

Meanings:

‘peace’
‘quiet, stillness’
‘world’
‘authority, prestige’
hist. municipality, parish, commune’
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*mirъ
Meanings
peace quiet, stillness world authority, prestige hist. municipality, parish, commune
Russian мир++++
Ukrainian мир++
Belarusian мір++
Polish mir+
arch.
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Kashubian mir++
Lower Sorbian měr++
Upper Sorbian měr+
Czech mír+++
Slovak mier++
Slovenian mir++
Croatian mir++
Bosnian mir++
Serbian мир++
Bulgarian мир++
Meanings peace quiet, stillness world authority, prestige hist. municipality, parish, commune

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