- a coin and monetary unit of Bulgaria, equal to 100 stotinki. Abbreviation: L., LV.
Origin of lev
1900–05; < Bulgarian: literally, lion, OCS lĭvŭ, probably < Old High German lewo < Latin lēo; see leu
- variant of levo- before a vowel: levulose.
[trot-skee; Russian trawt-skyee]
- LeonLev, or Leib, Davidovich Bronstein, 1879–1940, Russian revolutionary and writer: minister of war 1918–25.
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In the first place, we find that the Chasidah is enumerated in Lev.
That the Jerboa may be one of the Akbarim is rendered likely by the prohibition in Lev.
Again, in the next passage where the yoke is mentioned, namely, Lev.
Doubt, however, is thrown on this by the command, repeated in Lev.The Expositor's Bible:The Book of Numbers
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What if the law of the land forbid more or fewer degrees than Lev.A Christian Directory (Part 2 of 4)
- the standard monetary unit of Bulgaria, divided into 100 stotinki
from Bulgarian: lion
- Leon, original name Lev Davidovich Bronstein . 1879–1940, Russian revolutionary and Communist theorist. He was a leader of the November Revolution (1917) and, as commissar of foreign affairs and war (1917–24), largely created the Red Army. He was ousted by Stalin after Lenin's death and deported from Russia (1929); assassinated by a Stalinist agent
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Word Origin and History for lev
monetary unit of Bulgaria, introduced 1881, literally "lion" (see leu).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper