молодец

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

молодой (molodoj) +‎ -ец (-jec)

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Noun[edit]

молоде́ц (molodécm anim (genitive молодца́, nominative plural молодцы́)

  1. fine fellow, fine girl

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Usage notes[edit]

  • The term is a grammatical masculine but can refer to both genders. Using it as a feminine may happen in a non-standard speech.

Declension[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

мо́лодец (mólodecm anim (genitive мо́лодца, nominative plural мо́лодцы)

  1. brave man, clever man (usually a young man)

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Interjection[edit]

молоде́ц! (molodéc)

  1. attaboy!, attagirl!, well done!

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