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Bulgarian ‘светлина’

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

  • light
See also: свят

Semasiological map for ‘svět’

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

Bulgarian ‘светлина’:

  • The Bulgarian meaning ‘light’ is shared by Russian свет.
  • The meaning ‘world’ (not present in Bulgarian ‘светлина’) is attested in Belarusian свет, Bosnian svijet, Bulgarian свят, Croatian svijet, Czech svět, Kashubian swiat, Polish świat, Russian свет, Serbian свет, Slovak svet, Slovenian svet and Ukrainian світ.
  • The meaning ‘council’ (not present in Bulgarian ‘светлина’) is attested in Bosnian svjet, Croatian svjet, Croatian savjet, Croatian svijet and Serbian свет.
  • The meaning ‘very far/long’ (not present in Bulgarian ‘светлина’) is attested in Polish świat.
  • The meaning ‘holy’ (not present in Bulgarian ‘светлина’) is attested in Bulgarian свят, Serbian свет and Slovenian svet.

NB: No information yet for Macedonian, Lower Sorbian and Upper Sorbian.

Bulgarian
светлина
See also: свят
Meaning in Belarusian:
  • святло / light
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Belarusian
свет
Meaning:
  • world
Bulgarian
светлина
See also: свят
Meaning in Bosnian:
  • svjetlo / light
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Bosnian
I.   svjet
Meaning:
  • council
II.  svijetMeaning:
  • world
Bulgarian
светлина
See also: свят
Meaning in Croatian:
  • svijetlo / light
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Croatian
I.   svjet
Meaning:
  • council
II.  savjetMeaning:
  • council
III. svijetMeaning:
  1. world
  2. council
Bulgarian
светлина
See also: свят
Meaning in Czech:
  • světlo / light
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Czech
svět
Meaning:
  • world
Bulgarian
светлина
See also: свят
Meaning:
  • light
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Kashubian
swiat
Meaning:
  • world
Bulgarian
светлина
See also: свят
Meaning in Polish:
  • światło / light
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Polish
świat
Meaning:
  1. world
  2. very far/long
Bulgarian
светлина
See also: свят
Meaning:
  • light
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Russian
свет
Meaning:
  1. world
  2. light
Bulgarian
светлина
See also: свят
Meaning in Serbian:
  • светло / light
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Serbian
свет
Meaning:
  1. world
  2. council
  3. holy
Bulgarian
светлина
See also: свят
Meaning:
  • light
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Slovak
svet
Meaning:
  • world
Bulgarian
светлина
See also: свят
Meaning:
  • light
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Slovenian
svet
Meaning:
  1. world
  2. holy
Bulgarian
светлина
See also: свят
Meaning:
  • light
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Ukrainian
світ
Meaning:
  • world

Semasiological Map for svět

svět

Meanings:

‘world’
‘light’
‘council’
‘very far/long’
‘holy’
no such word
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svět
Meanings
world light council very far/long holy
Russian свет++
Ukrainian світ+
Belarusian свет+
Polish świat++
Kashubian swiat+
Czech svět+
Slovak svet+
Slovenian svet++
Croatian svjet+
Croatian savjet+
Croatian svijet++
Bosnian svjet+
Bosnian svijet+
Serbian свет+++
Bulgarian свят++
Bulgarian светлина+
Meanings world light council very far/long holy

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