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Ukrainian ‘повість’

The database knows following meanings of the Ukrainian word ‘повість’:

  • novel

Semasiological map for ‘*pověstь’

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

Ukrainian ‘повість’:

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

Semasiological Map for *pověstь

*pověstь

Meanings:

‘novel’
‘novelette’
‘history’
‘legend’
‘fame, reputation’
‘news’
‘talk, rumour’
no such word
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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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