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Bulgarian ‘повест’

The database knows following meanings of the Bulgarian word ‘повест’:

  • novelette

Semasiological map for ‘*pověstь’

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

Bulgarian ‘повест’:

  • The Bulgarian meaning ‘novelette’ is shared by Belarusian аповесць, Macedonian повест, Russian повесть and Slovenian povest.
  • The meaning ‘novel’ (not present in Bulgarian ‘повест’, translated as ‘роман’) is attested in Kashubian pòwiésc, Polish powieść and Ukrainian повість.
  • The meaning ‘history’ (not present in Bulgarian ‘повест’, translated as ‘история’) is attested in Bosnian povijest and Croatian povijest.
  • The meaning ‘legend’ (not present in Bulgarian ‘повест’, translated as ‘приказка, предание’) is attested in Czech pověst, Kashubian pòwiésc, Slovak povesť, Slovenian povest and Lower Sorbian powěsć.
  • The meaning ‘fame, reputation’ (not present in Bulgarian ‘повест’, translated as ‘почитание, име’) is attested in Czech pověst and Slovak povesť.
  • The meaning ‘news’ (not present in Bulgarian ‘повест’) is attested in Lower Sorbian powěsć and Upper Sorbian powěsć.
  • The meaning ‘talk, rumour’ (not present in Bulgarian ‘повест’) is attested in Lower Sorbian powěsć.
Bulgarian
повест
Meaning:
  • novelette
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Belarusian
аповесць
Meaning:
  • novelette
Bulgarian
повест
Meaning in Bosnian:
  • kratki roman / novelette
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Bosnian
povijest
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  • история / history
Bulgarian
повест
Meaning in Croatian:
  • kratki roman / novelette
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Croatian
povijest
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  • история / history
Bulgarian
повест
Meaning in Czech:
  • krátký román / novelette
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Czech
pověst
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  1. приказка, предание / legend
  2. почитание, име / fame, reputation
Bulgarian
повест
Meaning:
  • novelette
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Kashubian
pòwiésc
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  1. роман / novel
  2. приказка, предание / legend
Bulgarian
повест
Meaning:
  • novelette
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Macedonian
повест
Meaning:
  • novelette
Bulgarian
повест
Meaning in Polish:
  • krótka powieść, opowieść / novelette
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Polish
powieść
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  • роман / novel
Bulgarian
повест
Meaning:
  • novelette
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Russian
повесть
Meaning:
  • novelette
Bulgarian
повест
Meaning:
  • novelette
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Serbian
- no corresponding term.
Bulgarian
повест
Meaning in Slovak:
  • krátky román / novelette
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Slovak
povesť
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  1. приказка, предание / legend
  2. почитание, име / fame, reputation
Bulgarian
повест
Meaning in Slovenian:
  • kratek roman / novelette
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Slovenian
povest
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  1. novelette
  2. приказка, предание / legend
Bulgarian
повест
Meaning:
  • novelette
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Lower Sorbian
powěsć
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  1. приказка, предание / legend (also: tale)
  2. news
  3. talk, rumour
Bulgarian
повест
Meaning:
  • novelette
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Upper Sorbian
powěsć
Meaning:
  • news
Bulgarian
повест
Meaning in Ukrainian:
  • коротка повість / novelette
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Ukrainian
повість
Meaning in Bulgarian:
  • роман / novel

Semasiological Map for *pověstь

*pověstь

Meanings:

‘novel’
‘novelette’
‘history’
‘legend’
‘fame, reputation’
‘news’
‘talk, rumour’
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*pověstь
Meanings
novel novelette history legend fame, reputation news talk, rumour
Russian повесть+
Ukrainian повість+
Belarusian аповесць+
Polish powieść+
Kashubian pòwiésc++
Lower Sorbian powěsć+
also: tale
++
Upper Sorbian powěsć+
Czech pověst++
Slovak povesť++
Slovenian povest++
Croatian povijest+
Bosnian povijest+
Serbian
Macedonian повест+
Bulgarian повест+
Meanings novel novelette history legend fame, reputation news talk, rumour

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