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Russian ‘вещь’

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

  • matter
  • thing

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The database has information related to this term for Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Macedonian, Polish, Serbian, Slovak and Slovenian.

Russian ‘вещь’:

  • The Russian meaning ‘matter’ is shared by Bulgarian вещ, Czech věc and Slovak vec.
  • The Russian meaning ‘thing’ is unique.
  • The meaning ‘message’ (not present in Russian ‘вещь’, translated as ‘весть’) is attested in Polish wieść.
  • The meaning ‘clever’ (not present in Russian ‘вещь’, translated as ‘ловкий’) is attested in Bosnian vješt, Croatian vješt, Macedonian вешт, Serbian вешт and Slovenian vešč.
  • The meaning ‘skilful’ (not present in Russian ‘вещь’) is attested in Bulgarian вещ and Macedonian вешт.

NB: No information yet for Belarusian, Kashubian, Lower Sorbian, Upper Sorbian and Ukrainian.

Russian
вещь
Meaning in Bosnian:
  1. stvar / matter
  2. thing
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Bosnian
vješt
Meaning in Russian:
  • ловкий / clever
Russian
вещь
Meaning:
  1. matter
  2. thing
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Bulgarian
вещ
Meaning:
  1. matter
  2. skilful
Russian
вещь
Meaning in Croatian:
  1. stvar / matter
  2. thing
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Croatian
vješt
Meaning in Russian:
  • ловкий / clever
Russian
вещь
Meaning:
  1. matter
  2. thing
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Czech
věc
Meaning:
  • matter
Russian
вещь
Meaning in Macedonian:
  1. работа / matter
  2. thing
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Macedonian
вешт
Meaning in Russian:
  1. ловкий / clever
  2. skilful
Russian
вещь
Meaning in Polish:
  1. rzecz / matter
  2. rzecz / thing
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Polish
wieść
Meaning in Russian:
  • весть / message
Russian
вещь
Meaning in Serbian:
  1. ствар / matter
  2. thing
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Serbian
вешт
Meaning in Russian:
  • ловкий / clever
Russian
вещь
Meaning:
  1. matter
  2. thing
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Slovak
vec
Meaning:
  • matter
Russian
вещь
Meaning in Slovenian:
  1. stvar, reč / matter
  2. thing
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Slovenian
vešč
Meaning in Russian:
  • ловкий / clever

Meanings:

‘matter’
‘message’
‘thing’
‘clever’
‘skilful’
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Meanings
matter message thing clever skilful
Russian вещь++
Polish wieść+
Czech věc+
Slovak vec+
Slovenian vešč+
Croatian vješt+
Bosnian vješt+
Serbian вешт+
Macedonian вешт++
Bulgarian вещ++
Meanings matter message thing clever skilful

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