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Russian ‘тварь’

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

  • creature, monster

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The database has information related to this term for Belarusian, Bulgarian and Czech.

Russian ‘тварь’:

  • The Russian meaning ‘creature, monster’ is shared by Bulgarian твар.
  • The meaning ‘cheek’ (not present in Russian ‘тварь’) is attested in Czech tvář.
  • The meaning ‘face’ (not present in Russian ‘тварь’, translated as ‘лицо’) is attested in Belarusian твар and Czech tvář.
Russian
тварь
Meaning in Belarusian:
  • істота, стварэнне / creature, monster
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Belarusian
твар
Meaning in Russian:
  • лицо / face
Russian
тварь
Meaning:
  • creature, monster
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Bulgarian
твар
Meaning:
  • creature, monster
Russian
тварь
Meaning in Czech:
  • tvor, netvor, nestvůra / creature, monster
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Czech
tvář
Meaning in Russian:
  1. cheek
  2. лицо / face

Meanings:

‘creature, monster’
‘cheek’
‘face’
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Meanings
creature, monster cheek face
Russian тварь+
Belarusian твар+
Czech tvář++
Bulgarian твар+
Meanings creature, monster cheek face

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