"your week"

Translation:ваша неделя

December 8, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/robinja

as my native language is a slavic one, I notice funny false friends all the time. Like this one: неделя = sunday in my native language. Or previously стол = chair. Makes it very easy to mix everything up! :)

December 8, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Norrius
December 8, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/pye20

‧ Неделя ‧ Не Дело ‧ No doings ‧ [ Proto-Slavic *dělati (“to do”). ‧ en.wiktionary.org/wiki/делать ] ‧

‧ Неделя ‧ From Old East Slavic недѣлꙗ (nedělja, “Sunday”), equivalent to не (ne) + де́лая (délaja, “no working”), originally used to mean Sunday, the day of rest (Old Church Slavonic недѣлꙗ (nedělja, “not doing”)) ‧ en.wiktionary.org/wiki/неделя

Slavic [ Дело ] and English [ to Do Doing ] are cognates ‧ ‧ [ From Proto-Balto-Slavic dēˀtei, from Proto-Indo-European dʰéh₁ti, from *dʰeh₁- (“to do”). ‧ en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/děti ] ‧ en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/dʰeh₁-

November 30, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Roman_Gavrilov

Мели́ Емеля, твоя неделя :-)

March 27, 2019
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