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Upper Sorbian ‘měr’

The database knows following meanings of the Upper Sorbian word ‘měr’:

  • peace

Semasiological map for ‘*mirъ’

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

Upper Sorbian ‘měr’:

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

NB: No information yet for Macedonian.

Upper Sorbian
měr
Meaning:
  • peace
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Belarusian
мір
Meaning:
  1. peace
  2. quiet, stillness
Upper Sorbian
měr
Meaning in Bosnian:
  • mir / peace
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Bosnian
mir
Meaning:
  1. peace
  2. quiet, stillness
Upper Sorbian
měr
Meaning:
  • peace
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Bulgarian
мир
Meaning:
  1. peace
  2. quiet, stillness
Upper Sorbian
měr
Meaning in Croatian:
  • mir / peace
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Croatian
mir
Meaning:
  1. peace
  2. quiet, stillness
Upper Sorbian
měr
Meaning in Czech:
  • mír / peace
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Czech
mír
Meaning:
  1. peace
  2. quiet, stillness
  3. hist. municipality, parish, commune
Upper Sorbian
měr
Meaning in Kashubian:
  • mir / peace
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Kashubian
mir
Meaning:
  1. peace
  2. quiet, stillness
Upper Sorbian
měr
Meaning in Polish:
  • mir arch., pokój, zgoda / peace
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Polish
mir
Meaning:
  1. peace (arch.)
  2. quiet, stillness
  3. authority, prestige
Upper Sorbian
měr
Meaning in Russian:
  • мир / peace
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Russian
мир
Meaning:
  1. peace
  2. quiet, stillness
  3. world
  4. hist. municipality, parish, commune
Upper Sorbian
měr
Meaning in Serbian:
  • мир / peace
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Serbian
мир
Meaning:
  1. peace
  2. quiet, stillness
Upper Sorbian
měr
Meaning:
  • peace
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Slovak
mier
Meaning:
  1. peace
  2. quiet, stillness
Upper Sorbian
měr
Meaning:
  • peace
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Slovenian
mir
Meaning:
  1. peace
  2. quiet, stillness
Upper Sorbian
měr
Meaning:
  • peace
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Lower Sorbian
měr
Meaning:
  1. peace
  2. quiet, stillness
Upper Sorbian
měr
Meaning:
  • peace
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Ukrainian
мир
Meaning:
  1. peace
  2. quiet, stillness

Semasiological Map for *mirъ

*mirъ

Meanings:

‘peace’
‘quiet, stillness’
‘world’
‘authority, prestige’
hist. municipality, parish, commune’
no such word
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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.
++
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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